Master-level lecture covering concepts and advances of human centered IT security. Topics include the design, planning, execution, and statistical analysis of studies, basic research methodology, and recent advances in human-centered security.
- 2019-04-09 14:00 - 17:00 | First Lecture (Room F107)
- 2019-09-13 14:00 - 16:30 | Exam (Room VII 201, Königsworther Platz 1, Lecture Hall)
- 2019-10-14 16:00 - 17:00 | Exam Review (Room A445, Welfengarten 1)
Weekly combined lecture & exercise on Tuesdays starting at 14:00 in Room F107, Welfengarten 1.
- Overview of the human-centered security and privacy field
- Introduction to HCI methods and the design of experiment
- Specific usable security and privacy topics
|2||2019-04-23||Privacy, Ethics & Bias|
|3||2019-04-30||Passwords & Experimental Design|
|4||2019-05-07||Experimental Design & Phishing|
|7||2019-05-28||IoT & Data Processing|
|8||2019-06-04||Permissions & Hypotheses|
|9||2019-06-18||Permissions & Hypotheses (II)|
|10||2019-06-25||Anonymity & Correlations|
|11||2019-07-02||Censorship & Data Visualization|
|12||2019-07-09||Security for Activists & Journalists|
The exam date and rooms will be announced.
A second chance to take the exam will be offered next semester (winter). Bonus points from this semester are eligible for the next semester exam.
During the exam, you are allowed a double-sided, handwritten A4 paper and a non-programmable calculator. Additional scratch paper will be available.
Bonus points for the lecture (equivalent to one grade step for the exam) are awarded for reading and summarizing a minimum of 8 out of 12 weekly announced research papers.
Further ReadingNo textbook is required for this course, but the selection below can give you further insights into human-computer interaction and usable security and privacy research:
- “Research Methods in Human-Computer Interaction” by Jonathan Lazar, Jinjuan Heidi Feng, and Harry Hochheiser
- “Engineering Security” (PDF) by Peter Gutmann
- “Usable Security: History, Themes, and Challenges” by Simson Garfinkel
- “Security and Usability: Designing Secure Systems That People Can Use” by Lorrie Faith Cranor and Simson Garfinkel