Episode 16: Risk Perception

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Welcome back to Episode 16 of Diary of a Security Consultant. In thie episide we talk about real risk and risk perception and the difference between the two.

We discuss:

1. What is risk perception

2. The factors affecting perception of risk

3. Bounded rationality

4. Why understanding risk perception is important to security professionals.

We also discuss the difference betwen managing risk at a higher level of preventative control and not lower level or responsive controls

Links (not affiliate) to the books mentioned in the video:

Risk (Dan Gardner) : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Risk-Science-Politics-Dan-Gardner/dp/0753515539/ref=sr_1_1?adgrpid=59470589718&dchild=1&gclid=CjwKCAjw9vn4BRBaEiwAh0muDBJ67UQDsdaONElTqoctCg1jx9Ke98f3J3VTrUhMhCAaGJCIvIpmhhoCqwoQAvD_BwE&hvadid=291387124926&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=20480&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=4907550757170302789&hvtargid=kwd-301507284396&hydadcr=8216_1756763&keywords=risk+dan+gardner&qid=1595882822&sr=8-1&tag=googiehydra-21

Thinking Fast and Slow ( Daniel Kahneman) : https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thinking-Fast-Slow-Daniel-Kahneman/dp/0141033576/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3LVX13G0B8DHS&dchild=1&keywords=thinking+fast+and+slow+by+daniel+kahneman&qid=1595882889&sprefix=thinking+fast+and+slow%2Caps%2C680&sr=8-1https://www.amazon.co.uk/Thinking-Fast-Slow-Daniel-Kahneman/dp/0141033576/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3LVX13G0B8DHS&dchild=1&keywords=thinking+fast+and+slow+by+daniel+kahneman&qid=1595882889&sprefix=thinking+fast+and+slow%2Caps%2C680&sr=8-1

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