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Connect People-Centric Security to the Digital Humanist Manifesto by Giving People Space

Published: 13 June 2016

ID: G00302713

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz , Brian Prentice


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

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Allow Self-Directed Employees to Help Maximize the Value of Digital Business
  • Use PCS Principles to Give Users Space
  • Treat PCS as an Integral Element of Digital Humanism

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