The Psychology of Information Security
Vélez, Luis I.
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The Information Technology field is constantly concern with security and the impact this has on a progressive business. The field has had an ever growing expansion of technology from cryptography to advance security protocols like the Kerberos. But after all these strategies and protocol there still are constant security flaws and incidents. This article will focus on what is considered the weakest link in the security field by many experts that is the user. The article will analyze the impact the user has on the security protocols and how important it is to understand the behavior of said user in his every day work. This article will review different strategies the company can use to better prepare the user and bring the full capacity of security tools. Key Terms - Information Technology, Psychology, Security, User Awareness