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How HCI design influences web security decisions

Radke, Kenneth, Boyd, Colin, Margot, Brereton, & Gonzalez Nieto, Juan M. (2010) How HCI design influences web security decisions. In Proceedings of OZCHI 2010 : Design – Interaction – Participation, CHISIG, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland.

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Abstract

Even though security protocols are designed to make computer communication secure, it is widely known that there is potential for security breakdowns at the human machine interface. This paper reports on a diary study conducted in order to investigate what people identify as security decisions that they make while using the web. The study aimed to uncover how security is perceived in the individual's context of use. From this data, themes were drawn, with a focus on addressing security goals such as confidentiality and authentication. This study is the first study investigating users' web usage focusing on their self-documented perceptions of security and the security choices they made in their own environment.

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ID Code: 39514
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Trust, Security, Phishing, Diary Study, HCI
ISBN: 9781450305020
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > COMPUTER SOFTWARE (080300) > Computer System Security (080303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Design Practice and Management not elsewhere classified (120399)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Institutes > Information Security Institute
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright the author(s) and CHISIG
Deposited On: 11 Jan 2011 11:11
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2013 13:46

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