Establishing situation awareness, SA, over dynamic systems plays a crucial role in human decision-making. This field of research has had a significant impact in various contexts over the recent decades. However, it appears that we have not gained many insights into actually creating cyber situation awareness.

Effective cyber situation awareness (SA) in today's dynamic cyberspace requires moving beyond data overload and focusing on user-centric design. Traditional methods often get bogged down in technical details at the expense of deeper situational understanding. Adopting a user-focused approach, as emphasized by the SA Oriented Design (SOAD), can lead to more effective analysis and decision-making, balancing technical tools with a comprehensive grasp of cybersecurity environments.

You can read the full article written by Jouni Ihanus on the Public Exposure blog.

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