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Using extreme characters to teach requirements engineering. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
IACOB, C. and FAILY, S. 2017. Using extreme characters to teach requirements engineering. In Washizaki, H. and Mead, N. (eds.) Proceedings of the 30th IEEE conference on software engineering education and training (CSEET 2017), 7-9 November 2017, Savannah, USA. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], pages 107-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/CSEET.2017.25

One of the main challenges in teaching Software Engineering as an undergraduate course is making the need for software processes and documentation obvious. Armed with some knowledge of programming, students may feel inclined to skip any development p... Read More about Using extreme characters to teach requirements engineering..

From requirements to operation: components for risk assessment in a pervasive system of systems. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
KI-ARIES, D., DOGAN, H., FAILY, S., WHITTINGTON, P. and WILLIAMS, C. 2017. From requirements to operation: components for risk assessment in a pervasive system of systems. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on evolving security and privacy requirements engineering (ESPRE 2017), part of the 25th IEEE international requirements engineering conference workshops (REW 2017), 4-8 September 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], pages 83-89. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/REW.2017.36

Framing Internet of Things (IoT) applications as a System of Systems (SoS) can help us make sense of complexity associated with interoperability and emergence. However, assessing the risk of SoSs is a challenge due to the independence of component sy... Read More about From requirements to operation: components for risk assessment in a pervasive system of systems..

Design as code: facilitating collaboration between usability and security engineers using CAIRIS. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
FAILY, S. and IACOB, C. 2017. Design as code: facilitating collaboration between usability and security engineers using CAIRIS. In Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on evolving security and privacy requirements engineering (ESPRE 2017), part of the 25th IEEE international requirements engineering conference workshops (REW 2017), 4-8 September 2017, Lisbon, Portugal. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society [online], pages 76-82. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/REW.2017.23

Designing usable and secure software is hard without tool-support. Given the importance of requirements, CAIRIS was designed to illustrate the form tool-support for specifying usable and secure systems might take. While CAIRIS supports a broad range... Read More about Design as code: facilitating collaboration between usability and security engineers using CAIRIS..

Persona-centred information security awareness. (2017)
Journal Article
KI-ARIES, D. and FAILY, S. 2017. Persona-centred information security awareness. Computers and security [online] 70, pages 663-674. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cose.2017.08.001

Maintaining Information Security and protecting data assets remains a principal concern for businesses. Many data breaches continue to result from accidental, intentional or malicious human factors, leading to financial or reputational loss. One appr... Read More about Persona-centred information security awareness..

Applying contextual integrity to open data publishing. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
HENRIKSEN-BULMER, J. and FAILY, S. 2017. Applying contextual integrity to open data publishing. In Hall, L., Flint, T., O'Hara, S. and Turner, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the 31st International BCS human computer interaction conference (HCI 2017), 3-6 July 2017, Sunderland, UK. Swindon: BCS, paper number 95. Hosted on ScienceOpen [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14236/ewic/HCI2017.95

Open data publishing by both corporate and public bodies has increased significantly in recent years and this type of data could soon be developing into a real commodity. However, not all organisations pay sufficient heed to privacy as part of the de... Read More about Applying contextual integrity to open data publishing..

Folk risk analysis: factors influencing security analysts' interpretation of risk. (2017)
Presentation / Conference
M'MANGA, A., FAILY, S., MCALANEY, J. and WILLIAMS, C. 2017. Folk risk analysis: factors influencing security analysts' interpretation of risk. Presented at the 3rd Workshop on security information workers (WSIW 2017), part of the 13th Symposium on usable privacy and security (SOUPS 2017), co-located with the 2017 USENIX annual technical conference (USENIX ATC 2017), 12-14 July 2017, Santa Clara, USA. Hosted on the USENIX website [online]. Available from: https://www.usenix.org/conference/soups2017/workshop-program/wsiw2017/mmanga

There are several standard approaches to risk analysis recommended for use in information security, however, the actual application of risk analysis by security analysts follows an opaque mix of standard risk analysis procedures and adaptations based... Read More about Folk risk analysis: factors influencing security analysts' interpretation of risk..

Usable security. (2017)
Book Chapter
ATZENI, A., FAILY, S. and GALLONI, R. 2018. Usable security. In Khosrow-Pour, M. (ed.) Encyclopedia of information science and technology. 4th edition. Hershey: IGI Global [online], chapter 433, pages 5004-5013. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch433

Traditionally, security is only considered as strong as its weakest link, and people were considered as the weak links (Schneier, 2003). This thinking triggers a vicious circle. (Adam & Sasse, 1999) stated that users are informed as little as possibl... Read More about Usable security..

System design considerations for risk perception. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
M'MANGA, A., FAILY, S., MCALANEY, J. and WILLIAMS, C. 2017. System design considerations for risk perception. In Assar, S., Pastor, O. and Mouratidis, H. (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th IEEE international conference on research challeneges in information science (RCIS 2017), 10-12 May 2017, Brighton, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 322-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/RCIS.2017.7956554

The perception of risk is a driver for security analysts' decision making. However, security analysts may have conflicting views of a risk based on personal, system and environmental factors. This difference in perception and opinion, may impact effe... Read More about System design considerations for risk perception..

Re-framing "the AMN": a case study eliciting and modelling a system of systems using the Afghan Mission Network. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
KI-ARIES, D., FAILY, S., DOGAN, H. and WILLIAMS, C. 2017. Re-framing "the AMN": a case study eliciting and modelling a system of systems using the Afghan Mission Network. In Assar, S., Pastor, O. and Mouratidis, H. (eds.) Proceedings of the 11th IEEE international conference on research challenges in information science (RCIS 2017), 10-12 May 2017, Brighton, UK. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 103-108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/RCIS.2017.7956524

The term System of Systems (SoS) is often used to classify an arrangement of independent and interdependent systems delivering unique capabilities. There appear to be many examples of SoSs, but the term has become a source of confusion. While many ap... Read More about Re-framing "the AMN": a case study eliciting and modelling a system of systems using the Afghan Mission Network..