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Dr Shamal Faily


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..

Evaluating the implications of attack and security patterns with premortems. (2014)
Book Chapter
FAILY, S., PARKIN, S. and LYLE, J. 2014. Evaluating the implications of attack and security patterns with premortems. In Blackwell, C. and Zhu, H. (eds.) Cyberpatterns: unifying design patterns with security and attack patterns. Cham: Springer [online], chapter 16, pages 199-209. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04447-7_16

Security patterns are a useful way of describing, packaging and applying security knowledge which might otherwise be unavailable. However, because patterns represent partial knowledge of a problem and solution space, there is little certainty that ad... Read More about Evaluating the implications of attack and security patterns with premortems..

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