Why The Cyber Security Industry Needs to Hire More Anthropologists
Why does the cyber security industry need to hire more anthropologists? Because the criminals already are. By 2025 it is estimated $10.5 trillion will be lost to cyber criminals. Hacking humans is a very lucrative business. This discussion puts people and social science at the centre of the solution. Utilising anthropological theories and methodologies - such as reciprocity, participant observation and tribalism - Lianne demonstrates why cyber security teams need to hire beyond technical expertise and look towards the social sciences for the next advancements in cyber fortification to respond to this ever-increasing threat.