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Phishing Awareness

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What is Phishing? Password Fishing, known as Phishing, is one of the most commonly used threats by cybercriminals, deployed in order to scam and spread malware. According to the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) phishing can be defined as a fraudulent attempt to steal user data such as login credentials, credit card information or […]

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Regiostars Awards – 2020

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European Week of Regions and Cities – Cohesion and Cooperation CYNIC-project was one of 206 projects that first received the “green light” from the managing authority. Among these projects, Cynic was selected as one out of five finalists in the Regiostars Awards category: ”Skills & education for a digital Europé”. Martin Lundgren represented the project in […]

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Skills & education for a digital Europe – Regiostars finalist talk

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Skills & education for a digital Europe – Regiostars finalist talk Wed 14, October 2020 | 10:30 – 11:00 CET Listen to Martin Lundgren representing our #CYNIC project. CYNIC is one out of five finalists in the REGIOSTARS Awards category; Skills & education for a digital Europe https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/sessions/1089_en European Commission – DG REGIO  want to showcase experiences and […]

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Arctic Awards 2020

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The Arctic Awards is an annual project competition designed to highlight exceptional projects focusing on topics of particular relevance to the Arctic area.

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On the design of playful training material for information security awareness

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New paper: On the design of playful training material for information security awareness https://doi.org/10.35199/ICDC.2020.30 Researcher from the CYNIC-project presented a paper during The Sixth International Conference on Design Creativity (ICDC2020) Oulu, Finland, August 26th – 28th 2020.   Abstract: This paper presents the rationale for the design of a card deck game sustaining information security […]

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Rethinking capabilities in information security risk management

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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 […]