Lesson 4D – Cognitive Risks
This lesson provides tools and heuristics based on principles in cognitive science that can be used to design and improve Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs) for ease of use.
- Describe the three key elements of the Model Human Processor
- Explain what a GOMS model is, and identify two objectives that can be achieved using GOMS
- Apply Fitts Law to design effective interfaces
- Apply Hicks-Hyman Law to design effective interfaces
- Use NASA TLX to evaluate subjective cognitive workload
- K0004: * Knowledge of cybersecurity principles.
- K0036: Knowledge of human-computer interaction principles.
- S0010: Skill in conducting capabilities and requirements analysis.
- S0134: Skill in conducting reviews of systems.
- S0256: Skill in providing understanding of target or threat systems through the identification and link analysis of physical, functional, or behavioral relationships.
- A0101: Ability to recognize and mitigate cognitive biases which may affect analysis.
- A0116: Ability to prioritize and allocate cybersecurity resources correctly and efficiently.
- A0118: Ability to understand technology, management, and leadership issues related to organization processes and problem solving.
- Basic Data Analysis
- Basic Scripting or Introductory Programming
- Probability and Statistics
- Industrial Control Systems