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Forensic Handwriting Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice Through a Systems Approach

June 1, 2021
Author(s)
Melissa Taylor, Brett Bishop, Ted Burkes, Michael Caligiuri, Bryan Found, Carolyne Bird, Wesley Grose, Lauren Logan, Kenneth Melson, Mara Merlino, Larry Miller, Linton Mohammed, Jonathan Morris, John Paul Osborn, Nikola Osborne, Brent Ostrum, Christopher Saunders, Scott Shappell, H. David Sheets, Sargur Srihari, Reinoud Stoel, Thomas Vastrick, Heather Waltke, Emily Will
For some 6,000 years, humans have made an indelible mark on history through the loops, strokes, and other characters that constitute the written form of language - handwriting. The study of handwriting is also an important part of forensic science. By

Trust and Artificial Intelligence

March 2, 2021
Author(s)
Brian Stanton, Theodore Jensen
The artificial intelligence (AI) revolution is upon us, with the promise of advances such as driverless cars, smart buildings, automated health diagnostics and improved security monitoring. Many current efforts are aimed to measure system trustworthiness

Voices of First Responders - Applying Human Factors and Ergonomics Knowledge to Improve the Usability of Public Safety Communications Technology: Findings from User-Centered Interviews, Phase 1, Volume 5

February 11, 2021
Author(s)
Yee-Yin Choong, Gavriel Salvendy
With the newly created Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), the public safety community is in the process of supplementing the use of land mobile radios with a technology ecosystem that will include a variety of new and improved

Smart Home Consumers’ Privacy and Security Perceptions & Practices

December 8, 2020
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Susanne Furman, Yasemine Acar
Smart home technologies may expose adopters to increased risk to network security, information privacy, and physical safety. However, consumers may lack understanding of the privacy and security implications, while devices fail to provide transparency and

Research Report: User Perceptions of Smart Home Privacy and Security

November 17, 2020
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Susanne M. Furman, Yasemin Acar
Smart home technologies may expose adopters to increased risk to network security, information privacy, and physical safety. However, users may lack understanding of the privacy and security implications, while devices fail to provide transparency and

The New NIST Phish Scale, Revealing Why End Users Click

October 22, 2020
Author(s)
Shanee T. Dawkins, Kristen Greene, Jody L. Jacobs
Developed based on over 4 years of NIST phishing training data, the NIST Phish Scale is a DIY method for rating human phishing detection difficulty – key to understanding variability in phishing click rates. This talk will cover why users click, why it’s

Towards Usable Updates for Smart Home Devices

September 17, 2020
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Susanne M. Furman
Smart home device updates are important tools for users to remediate security vulnerabilities and protect devices from future attacks. However, no prior research has been conducted to understand smart home users' perceptions of and experiences with updates

Voices of First Responders - Examining Public Safety Communication from the Perspective of 9-1-1 Call Takers and Dispatchers: Findings from User-Centered Interviews, Phase 1, Volume 4

March 24, 2020
Author(s)
Michelle P. Steves, Mary F. Theofanos, Yee-Yin Choong, Shanee T. Dawkins, Susanne M. Furman, Kristen Greene, Sandra S. Prettyman
With the newly created Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), the public safety community has a unique opportunity to review and improve communication technology for first responders, 9 1 1 communications, emergency medical services (EMS)

Voices of First Responders—Nationwide Public Safety Communication Survey Methodology: Development, Dissemination, and Demographics, Phase 2, Volume 1

March 20, 2020
Author(s)
Kristen Greene, Shanee T. Dawkins, Sandra S. Prettyman, Pamela J. Konkol, Mary F. Theofanos, Kevin C. Mangold, Susanne M. Furman, Michelle P. Steves
With the newly created Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), the public safety community is in the process of supplementing the use of land mobile radios (LMR) to a technology ecosystem that will include a variety of new communication tools

Forensic Handwriting Examination and Human Factors: Improving the Practice Through a Systems Approach

February 18, 2020
Author(s)
Melissa K. Taylor, Carolyne Bird, Brett Bishop, Ted Burkes, Michael P. Caligiuri, Bryan Found, Wesley P. Grose, Lauren R. Logan, Kenneth E. Melson, Mara L. Merlino, Larry S. Miller, Linton Mohammed, Jonathan Morris, John Paul Osborn, Nikola Osborne, Brent Ostrum, Christopher P. Saunders, Scott A. Shappell, H. David Sheets, Sargur N. Srihari, Reinoud D. Stoel, Thomas W. Vastrick, Heather E. Waltke, Emily J. Will
For some 6,000 years, humans have made an indelible mark on history through the loops, strokes, and other characters that constitute the written form of language - handwriting. The study of handwriting is also an important part of forensic science. By

Voices of First Responders – Examining Public Safety Communication from the Rural Perspective

November 25, 2019
Author(s)
Kristen Greene, Shanee T. Dawkins, Mary F. Theofanos, Michelle P. Steves, Susanne M. Furman, Yee-Yin Choong, Sandra S. Prettyman
With the newly created Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN), the public safety community has a unique opportunity to review and improve communication technology for first responders, in urban, suburban, and rural areas. Understanding the

Rethinking Authentication

November 11, 2019
Author(s)
Kim B. Schaffer
In today's environment, there is little doubt that companies, organizations, and governments must make significant investments in developing, implementing, and supporting authentication for their digital systems. Perhaps because of this, an organization's

Human Factors in Smart Home Technologies Workshop Summary

November 5, 2019
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Susanne M. Furman
On September 24, 2019, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hosted a one- day workshop entitled “Human Factors in Smart Home Technologies.” The workshop addressed human considerations for smart home devices, including usability, user
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