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Folk Security

by: Rick Wash


One of the most important, and most overlooked, ways that we learn is by “social learning”—by hearing stories from our friends. Stories are a valuable and underutilized tool for helping people learn how to make better and more secure decisions.


Rick Wash. “Folk SecurityIEEE Security and Privacy. Vol. 10 No. 6 pp. 88-90. November/December 2012.

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