Category: Privacy

Tousif Ahmed has received the prestigious 2019 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award for his work on privacy for people with visual impairments! The Karat award was made at the opening of SOUPS and we are all …

Apu Kapadia gave the keynote talk at the Midwest Security Workshop (2019) titled “For the People: (Human) Factors to Consider in Security and Privacy Research.”

Talk Abstract: In this talk, I will make a case for considering human factors in …

Rakib Hasan won the Best Poster Award at the Midwest Security Workshop (2019) for his work on “Automatically Detecting Bystanders in Images to Reduce Privacy Violations”!…

Pervasive photo sharing in online social media platforms can cause unintended privacy violations when elements of an image reveal sensitive information. Prior studies have identified image obfuscation methods (e.g., blurring) to enhance privacy, but many of these methods adversely affect …

High-fidelity, and often privacy-invasive, sensors are now becoming pervasive in our everyday environments. At home, digital assistants can constantly listen for instructions and security cameras can be on the lookout for unusual activity. Whereas once an individual’s physical actions, in …

With the rise of digital photography and social networking, people are capturing and sharing photos on social media at an unprecedented rate. Such sharing may lead to privacy concerns for the people captured in such photos, e.g., in the context …

The emergence of augmented reality and computer vision based tools offer new opportunities to visually impaired persons (VIPs). Solutions that help VIPs in social interactions by providing information (age, gender, attire, expressions etc.) about people in the vicinity are becoming

Pervasive photography and the sharing of photos on social media pose a significant challenge to undergraduates’ ability to manage their privacy. Drawing from an interview-based study, we find undergraduates feel a heightened state of being surveilled by their peers and

With the rise of digital photography and social networking, people are sharing personal photos online at an unprecedented rate. In addition to their main subject matter, photographs often capture various incidental information that could harm people’s privacy. In our paper

A critical element for a successful transition is the ability to disclose, or make known, one’s struggles. In our paper ‘Challenges in Transitioning from Civil to Military Culture: Hyper-Selective Disclosure through ICTs’ we explore the transition disclosure practices of Reserve …