Cognitive Bias

Reflexive Contol and Cognitive Vulnerability in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

Abstract: 

This research seeks to uncover the mechanisms of Russian reflexivecontrol by examining its function during 2016 US presidential elections. Security analysts and US government officialhave asserted that Russia used reflexivecontrol to influencethis election; however, there is little discussion on how this technique cognitively interacted with the American public.

Iterative Analysis of Competing Hypotheses to Overcome Cognitive Biases in Cyber Decision-Making

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This paper aims at improving the incident-response process by studying how cognitive biases such as the base rate fallacy, confirmation, and hindsight can affect decision-making in the cyber realm. This paper argues that cognitive biases negatively influence the performance of cyber incident response, as they have been shown to affect intelligence analysis.

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