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Predicting Malicious Behavior: Tools and Techniques for Ensuring Global Security by Gary M. Jackson

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Chapter 20

How to Predict Malicious Behavior: A Walkthrough

Behavioral psychology as a discipline is international and is based on many hundreds of thousands of research and treatment articles. These publications range from those with a very strong operant psychology and experimental foundation to very applied projects in clinical and social settings, businesses, schools, facilities, and so on. This book is based on the fusion of principles found across behavioral psychology and applied behavior analysis in general and, specifically, the computer sciences.

Automated behavior analysis (AuBA) exists as a patented set of tools and methods to extend behavioral principles to actual prediction of human behavior. For the purposes of this book, the focus is on using the tools and methods to predict future malicious behavior. This chapter focuses on my progression of the initial clinical approaches to total automation of behavioral modeling suitable for prediction of malicious behavior on a global basis. I recommend using this walkthrough chapter in conjunction with Chapters 7, which provide detail on behavior principles and how to apply them in behavior modeling.

A Manual Walkthrough of AuBA Principles

The evolution of AuBA from applied behavior analysis began when I developed new treatment approaches for such difficult and challenging clinical problems as life-threatening rumination in developmentally disabled institutionalized individuals and challenging mental health–related problems, ...

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