CHI 2016 Paper Accepted

Scott Ruoti will present the paper “We’re on the Same Page”: A Usability Study of Secure Email Using Pairs of Novice Users at the 34th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016), San Jose, CA, USA. This paper represents the first published collaboration between our lab and the Internet Research Lab.

New NSF Grant Received

Kent Seamons and Daniel Zappala received an NSF grant for Middleware for Certificate-Based Authentication.  This is a three-year award for $496,900. The goal of this research is to develop a trust platform that consolidates the decision-making process into a single location to provide a correct, consistent, and usable service for all existing and future applications.

Google Faculty Research Award

Kent Seamons and Daniel Zappala in the BYU Computer Science Department were awarded a Google Faculty Research Award in Summer 2014. Their project is titled TLS Proxies: Friend or Foe?. The project is using an innovative Google AdWords campaign to measure the prevalence of TLS proxies in the wild. They are also conducting Amazon Mechanical Turks user Read More …