Vanessa Boothroyd’s paper entitled “Writing down passwords: does it help?” has been accepted at PST 2013. She will be presenting her work at the conference in July in Tarragona, Catalonia.
Gerardo Reynaga’s paper, The Usability of Captchas on Smartphones, has been accepted at SECRYPT 2013. Gerardo will present his work in Reykjavik, Iceland at the end of July.
The submission deadline for U-PriSM 2 has been extended to May 20, 2013. If you are working in the usable security and privacy of mobile devices, consider submitting a paper.
|Congratulations to Gerardo Reynaga who successfully defended his PhD thesis proposal: The usability and security of captchas on mobile devices.|
We are happy to announce that we have recently been awarded a $50,000 research grant from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada to continue our work on devising infographics and interactive visualizations to improve young adults’ understanding of online privacy and security.
The press release is available here:
We are happy to announce that Hsin-Yi Chiang’s paper entitled Improving user authentication on mobile devices: A Touchscreen Graphical Password was just accepted at MobileHCI, held in Munich Germany August 27-30, 2013.
We just returned from the ISSNet Annual Workshop, held in Victoria BC this year. Several students from the lab presented their work:
Gerardo Reynaga gave a research talk about his work on the usability of captchas for mobile devices.
Leah Zhang gave a research talk on her interactive comic for teaching about password guessing attacks.
Vanessa Boothroyd presented a poster on her user study comparing older and younger adult’s online behaviour and perception of online risk.
Sana Maqsood presented a poster on her design, prototype, and user study of a password system for flexible displays.
Leah Zhang and Sana Maqsood were selected to attend the CRA-W Graduate Cohort worshop in Boston earlier this month. Both presented posters of their research. Leah presented her work on interactive visualizations to teach about password guessing attacks and Sana presented work on a gesture-based password system for flexible mobile displays.
Leah Zhang’s short paper on security education visualizations has been accepted as a Research Note at the GRAND Annual Conference.