The Human Factors: Cognitive Risk

Human Factors is the science of integrating humans and technology. Many cybersecurity professionals think that Human Factors is only about the mistakes people make that lead to cybersecurity vulnerabilities and subsequent incidents. But it’s so much more.

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courses goal

Human Factors is a broad and evolving discipline focused on enhancing the performance of cyber risk professionals and employees across the firm.

In this course, students will learn what Human Factors is and why it is important to cybersecurity. Learners will also gain an understanding of influence factors that enhance performance and learn how governance, workflows and technology can become opportunities for improving the overall performance of cybersecurity teams.


Your CyberEd Instructor

James Bone

Executive Director, Founder at GRCIndex

  • Pioneer in developing insights into advancing Enterprise Risk Management by focusing on the human element
  • Author of “Cognitive Hack, The New Battleground in Cybersecurity…the Human Mind”
  • Developed the Cognitive Risk Framework based on cognitive and behavioral economic research