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Exploring Government Security Awareness Programs: A Mixed-Methods Approach

August 3, 2021
Author(s)
Jody Jacobs, Julie Haney, Susanne M. Furman, Fernando Barrientos
Organizational security awareness programs are often underfunded and rely on part-time security awareness professionals who may lack sufficient background, skills, or resources necessary to manage an effective and engaging program. U.S. government

Cybersecurity Advocates: Force Multipliers in Security Behavior Change

July 5, 2021
Author(s)
Julie Haney, Wayne Lutters, Jody Jacobs
Cybersecurity advocates motivate individuals and organizations to adopt positive security behaviors. Based on our research, we describe qualities of successful advocates. Our findings have practical implications for expanding the cybersecurity workforce by

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

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

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

Perceptions of Smart Home Privacy and Security Responsibility, Concerns, and Mitigations

August 11, 2019
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Susanne M. Furman, Mary F. Theofanos, Yasemin Acar Fahl
Smart home devices are increasingly being used by nontechnical users who have little understanding of the technology, including privacy and security implications. To better understand perceptions of smart home privacy and security, we are conducting an

Motivating Cybersecurity Advocates: Implications for Recruitment and Retention

June 20, 2019
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Wayne Lutters
Given modern society’s dependence on technological infrastructure vulnerable to cyber-attacks, the need to expedite cybersecurity adoption is paramount. Cybersecurity advocates are critical for promoting, educating, and facilitating the uptake of security

Organizational Practices in Cryptographic Development and Testing

October 9, 2017
Author(s)
Julie M. Haney, Simson L. Garfinkel, Mary F. Theofanos
Organizations developing cryptographic products face significant challenges, including usability and human factors, that may result in decreased security, increased development time, and missed opportunities to use the technology to its fullest potential