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Vladlena Benson

Vladlena Benson is an Associate Professor and a Course Director of the MA Management programme at Kingston Business School, Kingston University, London. She teaches Information Management Strategy to MBA students in the UK and Russia, and is a visiting lecturer on the IMBA programme at IAE Lyon, France. Vladlena’s research interests are in the area of information security, information strategy and social networking. She publishes widely and her research is recognised by the British Computing Society (BCS) and the British Academy of Management (BAM). Vladlena publishes extensively in such journals as British Journal of Educational Technology, International Journal of e-Business, Computers in Human Behaviour, and others.

Publications

Emerging Threats for the Human Element and Countermeasures in Current Cyber Security Landscape
Vladlena Benson, John McAlaney, Lara A. Frumkin. © 2019. 6 pages.
The chapter presents an overview of emerging issues in the psychology of human behaviour and the evolving nature of cyber threats. It reflects on the role of social engineering...
Psychological and Behavioral Examinations in Cyber Security
John McAlaney, Lara A. Frumkin, Vladlena Benson. © 2018. 334 pages.
Cyber security has become a topic of concern over the past decade. As many individual and organizational activities continue to evolve digitally, it is important to examine the...
Emerging Threats for the Human Element and Countermeasures in Current Cyber Security Landscape
Vladlena Benson, John McAlaney, Lara A. Frumkin. © 2018. 6 pages.
The chapter presents an overview of emerging issues in the psychology of human behaviour and the evolving nature of cyber threats. It reflects on the role of social engineering...
Measuring the Social Impact: How Social Media Affects Higher Education Institutions
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. © 2018. 18 pages.
Effective social media usage has particular challenges for HE institutions. The many opportunities afforded by social media, increasingly demanded by students, have negative...
Analyzing the Strategic Role of Social Networking in Firm Growth and Productivity
Vladlena Benson, Ronald Tuninga, George Saridakis. © 2017. 525 pages.
Social media platforms have emerged as an influential and popular tool in the digital era. No longer limited to just personal use, the applications of social media have expanded...
Justifying the ROI of Social Media Investment in Education
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. © 2016. 13 pages.
To invest or not to invest? In the context of Higher Education, the decision around social media adoption is ultimately driven by the end users—students—increasingly demanding in...
Implications of Social Media Use in Personal and Professional Settings
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. © 2015. 362 pages.
Social technology is quickly becoming a vital tool in our personal, educational, and professional lives. However, while social networking helps the world stay connected, its use...
Cutting-Edge Technologies and Social Media Use in Higher Education
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. © 2014. 436 pages.
The inclusion of social media in higher education has transformed the way instructors teach and students learn. In order to effectively reach their students in this networked...
Justifying the ROI of Social Media Investment in Education
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan. © 2014. 14 pages.
To invest or not to invest? In the context of Higher Education, the decision around social media adoption is ultimately driven by the end users—students—increasingly demanding in...
A Framework for Knowledge Management in Higher Education Using Social Networking
Vladlena Benson, Stephanie Morgan, Hemamali Tennakoon. © 2012. 11 pages.
Recent years show an increase in the popularity of online social networking among the younger generation that opens up possibilities for educators to use it as a higher education...
Social Networking and Trust: Is Personalisation the Only Defence Technique?
Vladlena Benson. © 2011. 10 pages.
Based on the literature review of the theory of trust, this chapter aims to provide an insight into trust formation on social networking sites (SNS). An overview of the current...