Moving from employee compliance to employee success in the cyber security domain

Karen Renaud, Stephen Flowerday, Marc Dupuis

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Organisations frequently use fear as a tool to bring employees in line with cyber security policies, assuming that it’s an effective way to assure compliance. But many people respond negatively and this approach can have the opposite effect to the one intended. Karen Renaud, Stephen Flowerday and Marc Dupuis look at how turning cyber security education into a game makes it more readily embraced by staff and can have deeper, longerlasting results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)16-19
Number of pages4
JournalComputer Fraud & Security
Issue number4
Early online date5 Nov 2021
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 5 Nov 2021


  • gamification
  • cyber security
  • compliance
  • phishing

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