Sociotechnical security

Security that accounts for the interaction of technology with people, processes and organisations.


  • Developer Centred Security

    NCSC award £0.5m grant to fund 'Developer Centred Security' research

    Blog post21 Aug 2017AuthorHelen LTopicsSociotechnical security, Partnerships

    Two-year project will explore how to motivate developers to adopt secure coding practice

  • Origin stories

    Origin stories

    Blog post07 Aug 2017AuthorKate RTopicsSociotechnical security

    How the backgrounds, skills and motivations of Cyber UK delegates can change the way we think about security.

  • Collaborating developers

    Securing Agile Delivery: Collaboration is Crucial

    Blog post19 Jun 2017AuthorNicola BTopicsSociotechnical security, Secure by default

    Good communication and engagement is central to making anything work in an agile manner, and security is no different.

  • "Do what I mean!" - focusing on the developer's intent

    "Do what I mean!" - time to focus on developer intent

    Blog post14 Jun 2017AuthorDan STopicsSociotechnical security, Skills and training

    Rather than demanding that software developers have the kind specialist knowledge required to build secure software from fundamental building blocks, programming languages and their associated tooling should focus more on what software developers are trying to achieve in the security domain. This ...

  • Star Wars password joke

    Even Jedi can't achieve Password Perfection

    Blog post03 May 2017AuthorEmma WTopicsSociotechnical security, Identity and passwords

    Emma W on why supporting users to do the right things is better then telling them what to do.

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