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The project is a cooperation between two academic partner Centria-ammattikorkeakoulu, Finland and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden.
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A Finnish expert tested how the website of a Swedish company selling office software survived “hacking” – An example of cross-border cooperation Hacking is an art form that requires, above all, imagination. It all depends on what the potential intruder comes up with. Of course, the internet is full of instructions and programs, but skills […]
Making the Dead Alive – Dynamic Routines in Risk Management That is the title of Martin Lundgren’s PhD Thesis, that he will present 09:00, Thursday, 28 May 2020 (CEST). Take the opportunity to listen to the presentation, it’s online! Martin presents his work for about 40 minutes in English. After his presentation the Opponent, Professor […]
Data security is not just about technology. Most of the data security depends on the company’s personnel and communications. Therefore, it would be important to train staff and develop data security policies for the company. In her thesis, Sara Carlsson – a student at the Centria University of Applied Sciences – examines the data security […]
The latest article in CYNIC-project is now published: Rethinking capabilities in information security risk management: a systematic literature review Abstract: Information security risk management capabilities have predominantly focused on instrumental onsets, while largely ignoring the underlying intentions and knowledge these management practices entail. This article aims to study what capabilities are embedded in information security […]
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CYNIC – Cyber security in Innovation and Business Communication
The project has identified that an uncertainty and a risk focus is an obstacle to SMEs willingness to invest in new business models which are tailored for digitalisation and digital services. Better insights and sound IT behaviour can be gained through testing and evaluating new business models in a safe testing environment. The project aims at (1) promoting entrepreneurship, i.e. proactive, innovative and tactical risk taking by offering demonstrators and workshops that problematize established practices, (2) increase SMEs capabilities to internationalization by providing a collaborative approach for different companies to quickly and effectively address common challenges and opportunities, as well as (3) stimulate and evaluate new business models by developing testable scenarios and exposing them to realistic risks and countermeasures, thereby contributing to increased entrepreneurship and stimulating the ongoing development of a new digital service industry in the region.