• A Pilot Study in Cyber Security Education Using CyberAIMs: A Simulation-Based Experiment 

      Zoto, Erjon; Kowalski, Stewart James; Frantz, Christopher Konstantin; Lopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Katt, Basel (Journal article, 2018)
      We hardly pass any day without hearing of a new cyber attack. The recent ever-increasing occurrence of such attacks has given to researchers, practitioners and others an opportunity to raise awareness and train staff from ...
    • A Socio-Technical Framework to Improve cyber security training: A Work in Progress 

      Østby, Grethe; Berg, Lars; Kianpour, Mazaher; Katt, Basel; Kowalski, Stewart James (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In this paper we discuss a work in progress to create a socio-technical system design framework for cyber security training exercises (STSD-CSTE) to support the development of cyber security training in the Norwegian Cyber ...
    • A Socio-technical Systems Approach to Design and Support Systems Thinking in Cybersecurity and Risk Management Education 

      Zoto, Erjon; Kianpour, Mazaher; Kowalski, Stewart James; Lopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Cybersecurity decisions are made across a range of social, technical, economic, regulatory and political domains. There is a gap between what companies and institutions plan to do while developing their internal IS-related ...
    • An Empirical Study of Security Culture in Open Source Software Communities 

      Wen, Shao-Fang; Kianpour, Mazaher; Kowalski, Stewart James (Chapter, 2019)
      Open source software (OSS) is a core part of virtually all software applications today. Due to the rapidly growing impact of OSS on society and the economy, the security aspect has attracted researchers' attention to ...
    • Automatic annotation of lecture videos for multimedia driven pedagogical platforms 

      Imran, Ali Shariq; Alaya Cheikh, Faouzi; Kowalski, Stewart James (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Today’s eLearning websites are heavily loaded with multimedia contents, which are often unstructured, unedited, unsynchronized, and lack inter-links among different multimedia components. Hyperlinking different media ...
    • CyberAIMs: A tool for teaching adversarial and systems thinking 

      Zoto, Erjon; Kowalski, Stewart James; Katt, Basel; Frantz, Christopher; Lopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso (Chapter, 2018)
      CyberAIMs stands for Cyber Agents’ Interactive Modeling and Simulation. We designed this tool in order to use it as an educational tool to teach Master students in a Cyber security course. This paper aims to describe the ...
    • Designing Serious Games for Cyber Ranges: A Socio-technical Approach 

      Kianpour, Mazaher; Kowalski, Stewart James; Zoto, Erjon; Frantz, Christopher; Øverby, Harald (Chapter, 2019)
      Appropriate training is an effective solution to tackle the evolving threat landscape and conflicts in the cyber domain and to fulfill security requirements. Serious games demonstrate pedagogic effectiveness in this field, ...
    • Social Preferences in Decision Making Under Cybersecurity Risks and Uncertainties 

      Kianpour, Mazaher; Øverby, Harald; Kowalski, Stewart James; Frantz, Christopher (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The most costly cybersecurity incidents for organizations result from the failures of their third parties. This means that organizations should not only invest in their own protection and cybersecurity measures, but also ...
    • Using a socio-technical systems approach to design and support systems thinking in cyber security education 

      Zoto, Erjon; Kowalski, Stewart James; Lopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso; Kianpour, Mazaher (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Information security (IS) has been categorized as protecting the confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication and accountability of information. There is a gap between what companies and institutions plan to ...