In information security, users are often described as being careless, clueless, or lazy. Fortunately, this dim view of users is changing to recognize that usable security has a lot to do with users' security decisions. At the Neurosecurity Research Lab at Brigham Young University, we're finding that this user stereotype is unfair on a whole different level, specifically, the neurobiological level. The way our brains work drives much of our behavior even security behavior without our being conscious of it. In this talk, I'll share the results of a series of experiments that combine functional magnetic resonance imaging (or fMRI), eye tracking, and traditional usability testing, to show how the way our brains work can sometimes make us the weakest link the security chain. I'll also discuss how these results suggest practical take-aways that you can use to make your security UI more usable.
We will explore the relationship of context to content in a world transformed by new technologies. It challenges traditional thinking rooted in prior technologies and explore how new technologies do not merely extend our senses and cognitive abilities but change us into human beings with new ways of experiencing ourselves. Those changes have profound implications for warfighting and for geopolitical thinking as they do for every aspect of our work and lives.
This talk will include the rise of the NeverLAN CTF. We will explain how we started NeverLAN as well as the impact of the many events and conferences we have attended. We hope to share with you our story and what it is like to put on a CTF of your own as well a few tools that you can use to run your very own event! Anything can be accomplished in Cyber Security with the right mindset. Inspire others! The younger generation is our future!! #teachthemtohack and always show love to @s7a73farm and @viking