Certificate in User Experience Design and Evaluation - Usable Security and Privacy CSCI 4169   Usable Security and Privacy
Human factors play an important role in the effectiveness of security and privacy solutions, and it is important for security and privacy experts to have an understanding of how people will interact with the systems they develop. This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of usability and user interface problems related to privacy and security, and to give them experience in designing studies aimed at helping to evaluate usability issues in security and privacy systems. Topics include human threat identification, security warning design, location privacy, privacy policies, web browser privacy and security, phishing, passwords, and secure communication.