The Effect of Social Influence on Security Sensitivity

This whitepaper from Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Human Interaction Mobility Privacy Security (CHIMPS) Lab “a retrospective interview study examining the role of social influence—or, our ability to affect the behaviors and perceptions of others with our own words and actions—in people’s decisions to change their security behaviors, as well as the nature of and reasons for their discussions about security.”

Keywords: 
mobile authentication, qualitative research, social cybersecurity, social influence, usable privacy and security