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Visualizing Home Networks

Researcher: Jason Hong

Research Area: Secure Home Computing

Cross Cutting Thrusts: Usable Privacy and Security


Scope:  As the number of devices and services increase, a common problem that a growing number of people face is understanding what is happening on their home network.

Outcomes: Software that monitors traffic on a home network and provides visualizations that can help people to understand what is connected, and what devices are talking to what. A research paper detailing the human-centered process and results in helping people understand and diagnose problems on their home network.