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Cognitive Bias Can Hamper Security Decisions
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maxim_dsouza
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maxim_dsouza,
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5/3/2020 | 10:26:42 AM
Neatly summarized
As you rightly said, the knowledge of our mental flaws can help us make better security decisions. In fact, awareness of cognitive biases helps in all aspects of life. 
MelBrandle
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MelBrandle,
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6/13/2019 | 2:01:55 AM
Need more education
It seems that it is not just bias that can hamper security decisions but also the poor misconception by the executives themselves. They need to be made aware of what security breaches truly are and how they can affect a certain company regardless of their nature of business. Once the executives have gained more knowledge, the bias would eventually disappear and would not cloud their judgment.


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