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.
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.
Kent Seamons presented Recommendations for a Graduate Seminar in Usable Security at the Workshop on Usable Security and Privacy Education on July 22, 2015 in Ottawa, Canada.
Kent Seamons will present the paper Authentication Melee: A Usability Analysis of Seven Web Authentication Systems at the 24th Annual International Conference on World Wide Web (WWW 2015), Florence, Italy, on May 20, 2015. The acceptance rate at the conference was 14% this year. Scott Ruoti (lead author) and Brent Roberts were the two students that worked Read More …
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 …
Scott Ruoti presented the paper Confused Johnny: When Automatic Encryption Leads to Confusion and Mistakes 9th Annual Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2013), Newcastle, United Kingdom, July 2013.
ISRL students win Cyber Challenge 2011 Capture-the-Flag Contest Scoreboard of results Students Honored for Hacking Computers (BYU News) BYU Students Receive Top Cybersecurity Award (Church News) Students Capture the Flag and Seven Awards in Hacking Competition (College newsletter) BYU students take first place at hacking competition (KSL)
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