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Accession Number ADA562701
Title Understanding the User can be a Tool for Cyber Defense.
Publication Date Mar 2012
Media Count 7p
Personal Author E. W. Armbrust G. F. Thomas K. M. Thomas M. W. Haas S. R. Kuper
Abstract There is little question that Cyber Defense Analysis is a complex and difficult activity. The shear immensity of cyberspace and the inconsistency of attacks requires a comparable effort in terms of aiding. This paper suggests that an understanding of end user experiences and behaviors could be utilized to provide information and support to analysts. In order to attain that understanding, we propose that, in addition to and in support of the development of new technologies and tools, research is needed that focuses on understanding the interactions between cyber attack, end users' psychological states, behavioral indicators of those states and individual characteristics that are likely to mediate behavioral responses.
Keywords Applied psychology
Behavioral indicators
Computer network security
Cyber attacks
Cyber defense
Intrusion detection(Computers)
Man computer interface

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92B - Psychology
57T - Psychiatry
62 - Computers, Control & Information Theory
62D - Information Processing Standards
Corporate Author Air Force Research Lab., Wright-Patterson AFB., OH. Warfighter Interface Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Interim rept. Oct 2011-Mar 2012.
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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