Personality Traits Meet Cybersecurity

  • Date 04 Jun 2019

Personality Traits Meet Cybersecurity

04 Jun 2019, 16:40 - 17:05

Strategy Talks

The art of “people hacking” tricks people into unwillingly participate in scams. Certain personality traits make people more (and less) likely to fall prey to specific attacks or scams. This talk explores the above hypothesis and the outcome of more than 10000 anonymised responses to Popcorn Training’s cyber strengths quiz, which combines both personality traits and security knowledge and behaviour.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Deeper understanding of how personality traits influence online behaviour 
  2. Use this insight when planning your security culture and awareness programs 
  3. Learn about security awareness best practices  
  4. Learn about security culture and change management 
  5. Learn some tips on how to increase user engagement and buy in



  • Anna Collard


    Founder and Managing Director

    Popcorn Training - a KnowBe4 company

    Anna Collard is the founder and managing director of Popcorn Training Pty Ltd –now a KnowBe4 company, promoting Cyber & Information Security...

Business Issues covered

  1. What will this session help you to do?
    • Mitigate the effects of new vulnerabilities and exploits‎
    • Select best fit products and solutions from the wide selection of vendors and products available‎


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