August 25, 2015
A paper by Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) and CyLab researchers that examined how to motivate people to adopt online security measures by sharing information about how their friends use such tools received an honorable mention in the National Security Agency's third annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition.
The paper titled, "Increasing Security Sensitivity With Social Proof: A Large - Scale Experimental Confirmation," by Sauvik Das, an HCII Ph.D. student; Adam D.I. Kramer, a Facebook researcher; and Laura Dabbish and Jason I. Hong, both HCII faculty members, was presented at the 2014 ACM Computer and Communications Security Conference.
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