Are Security Experts Useful ? Bayesian Nash Equilibria for Network Security Games with Limited Information ? ( Updated version )

A common assumption in security research is that more individual expertise unambiguously leads to a more secure overall network. We present a game-theoretic model in which this common assumption does not hold. Our findings indicate that expert users can be not only invaluable contributors, but also free-riders, defectors, and narcissistic opportunists. A… CONTINUE READING