Let’s Talk BS! Human Factors in Cybersecurity – Dr. Inka Karppinen – ESW #306

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Dr. Inka Karppinen
Lead Behavioural Scientist at Cybsafe

Dr Inka Karppinen is a cyberpsychologist and mixed methods Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) researcher. She is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS), an Expert Fellow of the Security, Privacy, Identity, Trust Engagement NetworkPlus (Sprite+) and a Member of the Global Association of Applied Behavioural Scientists (GAABS). She is a strong advocate for bringing together people involved in research, practice and policy.

Inka applies mixed methods research techniques to uncover people’s cyber security attitudes and behaviours with an aim to design workable digital solutions. She loves narrowing the research gap between academia and practice creating a meaningful positive impact on people’s cyber security behaviours. She is the lead researcher for CybSafe’s yearly Oh Behave! Reports and lead researcher for the Home Office-funded project entitled: Cyber Security Quirks: Personalised Interventions for Human Cyber Resilience.


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