File and Data Sharing

How the Dunning-Kruger effect impacts insider data breaches

by Egress
Published on 30th Mar 2020

People who've received a little data security training will often over-estimate how much they really know. In behavioral psychology, this is called 'the Dunning-Kruger effect'. 

In this short video, Lisa Forte, Partner at Red Goat Cyber Security LLP, explains how this effect influences employees’ behavior to increase the risk of insider data breaches.