Dr. Grainne Kirwan recently attended and presented at the Security and Human Behavior 2012 conference (www.schneier.com/shb2012/ ), held in the New York offices of Google from 3rd - 5th June 2012.
The conference was organised by Bruce Schneier (www.schneier.com - author, cryptographer and computer security specialist), Alessandro Acquisti (www.heinz.cmu.edu/~acquisti/ - Associate Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University) and Ross Anderson (Professor of Security Engineering at the University of Cambridge - www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~rja14/ ).
Other delegates at the conference hailed from Harvard, Cornell, Berkeley, PayPal, Microsoft and Google (among others). Grainne presented her research on the psychology of cybercrime victims as part of a panel discussing online fraud. She also presented work based on a chapter of The Psychology of Cyber Crime, a book recently published with Andrew Power.
Story submitted by:Dr. Gráinne Kirwan
12 June 2012