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dc.contributor.authorZoto, Erjon
dc.contributor.authorKianpour, Mazaher
dc.contributor.authorKowalski, Stewart James
dc.contributor.authorLopez Rojas, Edgar Alonso
dc.identifier.citationComplex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly. 2019, (18), 65-75.nb_NO
dc.description.abstractCybersecurity 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 policies and what should be done according to a multi-stakeholder system perspective in this area. Our task as researchers is to bridge this gap by offering potential solutions. The aim of our work is to promote the usage of the socio-technical systems (STS) approach to support the emerging role of systems thinking in cybersecurity education, using simulation as a supporting tool for learning. Meanwhile, new trends in cybersecurity curricula suggest an important shift toward new thinking approaches such as adversarial and systems thinking. We explored individuals’ adversarial and systems thinking skills in an open agent-based simulated environment and subsequently assessed the impact based on a participant survey. We discuss these results and point to directions for further investigation. The second contribution of the article is the provision of a tool for developing target users’ skills in making quantitative risk decisions and giving them a deeper understanding of the importance and use of key indices in the cyber risk management process.nb_NO
dc.publisherRTU Pressnb_NO
dc.rightsNavngivelse 4.0 Internasjonal*
dc.titleA Socio-technical Systems Approach to Design and Support Systems Thinking in Cybersecurity and Risk Management Educationnb_NO
dc.typeJournal articlenb_NO
dc.typePeer reviewednb_NO
dc.source.journalComplex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterlynb_NO
dc.description.localcode© 2019 Erjon Zoto et al. This is an open access article licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (
cristin.unitnameInstitutt for informasjonssikkerhet og kommunikasjonsteknologi

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