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The Illusion of Risk Perception—How Bias Can Creep In

icon Article on Risk/Threat Analysis  •  posted 07/05/11

Facts begin as objective truths—but then the mind gets hold of them. Natural, unavoidable bias often shapes and bends perception of those facts until “objective” is the last thing they are. In this report, we take a look at how these biases can cause critical errors in judgment and mistakes in security risk assessment—and the harm that can result in the high-stakes world of physical security. 

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