Nana Addae-Mensah

Doctoral Candidate

Nationality: Ghanaian

Highest Academic Degree: Master of Business Administration

Institution / University: University of Ghana, Legon

Professional Career

Nana has been focusing on human behavior risk in security and working to shape organizational cultures that emphasize the human element in security. Currently he is responsible for Knowledge Protection and security culture at ASML. Essentially to enable employees become more security conscious and thereby, reducing risk of information security breaches. Before transitioning into the security space in 2013, Nana worked in Human Resources spanning a period of thirteen years, in various capacities from consulting practice to group and regional roles in global multinationals in Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts in Economics/Geography, Pg Diploma and is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Gallup Strengths Coach and MBTI Coach.

Research Interest

Security, Behavior Science, Human Resource Management

Research Specialty

Applying behavioral science to security

Statement of Motivation for a DBA

The DBA strikes the right balance between business and academe and this for me, is very important It is structured in such a way that will enable me to conduct research that will provide insights into the different approaches that security awareness professionals can take to design appropriate behavior change interventions to mitigate human security risk and to measure actual security related behavior change.

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