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Dr Shamal Faily


Security through usability: a user-centered approach for balanced security policy requirements. (2010)
Presentation / Conference
FAILY, S. and FLÉCHAIS, I. 2010. Security through usability: a user-centered approach for balanced security policy requirements. Presented at the 26th Annual computer security applications conference (ACSAC 2010), 6-10 December 2010, Austin, USA.

Security policy authors face a dilemma. On one hand, policies need to respond to a constantly evolving, well reported threat landscape, the consequences of which have heightened the security awareness of senior managers. On the other hand, the impact... Read More about Security through usability: a user-centered approach for balanced security policy requirements..

Security and usability: searching for the philosopher's stone. (2010)
Presentation / Conference
FLÉCHAIS, I. and FAILY, S. 2010. Security and usability: searching for the philosopher's stone. Presented at the Workshop on the development of EuroSOUPS, 24 November 2010, Newcastle, UK. Hosted on CoCoLab.org [online]. Available from: https://www.cocolab.org/soups/eurosoups

This paper describes the unique challenges facing usable security research and design, and introduces three proposals for addressing these. For all intents and purposes security design is currently a craft, where quality is dependent on individuals a... Read More about Security and usability: searching for the philosopher's stone..

Improving secure systems design with security culture. (2010)
Presentation / Conference
FAILY, S. and FLÉCHAIS, I. 2010. Improving secure systems design with security culture. Presented at the Human factors in information security conference (HFIS 2010), 22-24 February 2010, London, UK.

This poster summarises how the concept of security culture can be used to improve systems security and secure systems design. It highlights: the use of personas and user-centred design; environment modeling and understanding a system's context; and t... Read More about Improving secure systems design with security culture..

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