Human-centric Security: Modelling and measuring end user susceptibility to cyber security threats

Human-centric Security: Modelling and measuring end user susceptibility to cyber security threats

Programs Available

PhD 

Reference Number

20191854 

Opening Date

15 Aug 2019 12am AEST 

Closing Date

15 Nov 2019 12am AEDT 

Scholarship available to

Domestic 

Description

Human-centric Security: Modelling and measuring end user susceptibility to cyber security threats:

This is a project in collaboration with Prof. Dali Kaafar, Department of Computing (Faculty of Science and Engineering) and Prof. Mark Wiggins, Department of Psychology (Faculty of Human Sciences) investigating tailored and personalised end-user centric cyber security tools and technologies by e.g. assessing and then developing practical solutions for personalised educational interventions targeting to influence user behaviour in a range of contexts.

Availability

This scholarship is available to eligible domestic candidates to undertake a direct entry 3-year PhD program.

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research activity at a minimum level of a first-class Honours research degree or Master of Research, in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidelines. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.

Scholarship Components

The scholarship is comprised of the Tuition Fee Offset and a Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) Living Allowance/Stipend.

The stipend component of the scholarship is currently valued at AUD $27,596 per annum (2019 rate, tax exempt). The scholarship has been approved for a maximum of 3 years.

Contact Details

Name: Prof. Dali Kaafar and Prof. Mark Wiggins
Email: dali.kaafar@mq.edu.au, mark.wiggins@mq.edu.au
Phone: 0435747249

How to Apply

For information on how to apply, select the "How to Apply" button below.

Please note, at the start of your application you should select the scholarship type of "HDR Project/Supervisor Specific Scholarship"

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