Quantifying Phishing Susceptibility for Detection and Behavior Decisions

  • Casey Inez Canfield, Baruch Fischhoff, Alex Davis
  • Human Factors The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, September 2016, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0018720816665025

Quantifying phishing detection decisions

What is it about?

Phishing emails are one of the top vectors for cyber attacks. This work identifies how people make decisions about phishing emails. When the perceived costs are high, people are more cautious. However, despite this caution, people are unable to fully compensate for their poor detection ability.

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