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Human-Centered Cybersecurity


We conduct research with an end goal of improving the usability of privacy mechanisms so that people are better able to protect their sensitive information online. Privacy is often integrated into our other research areas (also see Internet of Things, User Perceptions & Behaviors, Youth Security & Privacy).




Non-breach Privacy Events paper icon - Simson L Garfinkel & Mary Theofanos. IEEE Security & Privacy (2018)

Preserving Privacy – More Than Reading a Message paper icon - Susanne M. Furman & Mary F. Theofanos. Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (2014)


Created November 17, 2016, Updated June 14, 2024