How History and Language Influence Infosec

Jemina Lakka kolari, Paul Watts and Mark Ward
analyst insight

Security practitioners and business leaders often seem like a community divided by a common language. Former historian Jemina Lakka-Kolari joins ISF analysts Paul Watts and Mark Ward to explore the importance of understanding what words mean to different groups, and how we can utilise those meanings to make lessons about security stick.

What meanings do they give their words? That is the key to understanding how you can change their behaviour…because if you tackle a threat, then you you have to understand what ‘threat’ means to them