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Connect People-Centric Security to the Digital Humanist Manifesto by Starting and Ending With People

Published: 23 March 2016

ID: G00296696

Analyst(s): Brian Prentice , Tom Scholtz


Digital humanism is a system design philosophy centered on human interests and values. It is ostensibly at odds with conventional security principles that treat humans as the weakest link. Digital risk officers, technology strategists and CISOs must treat PCS as an integral part of digital humanism.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use PCS Principles to Start and End With People
  • Develop the Appropriate Rights and Responsibilities
  • Maintain the PCS Constructs Throughout the Life Cycle
  • Treat PCS as an Integral Element of Digital Humanism

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