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Welcome to the full schedule of the OWASP AppSec Research EU 2013 conference days. You’ll find the schedule for the training days at http://trainings2013.appsec.eu
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Thursday, August 22 • 9:15am - 10:00am
Keynote: Busting The Myth of Dancing Pigs: Angela's Top 10 list of reasons why users bypass security measures

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In this talk, I will examine the most common reasons why users shortcut security measures, using examples from Web and mobile security software. It reveals that users are not 'stupid' and easily distracted - as the Dancing Pigs statement implies - but make rational choices about the cost and benefit of security measures. The lesson for designers is that they need to take more responsibility (rather than just passing the buck to users), improve accuracy of detecting threats and communicate risks and consequences more precisely.

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Angela Sasse

M. Angela Sasse is the Professor of Human-Centred Technology and Head of Information Security Research in the Department of Computer Science at University College London (UCL), UK. A usability researcher by training, she started investigating the causes and effects of usability issues with security mechanisms in 1996. In addition to studying specific mechanisms such as passwords, biometrics, and access control, her research group has... Read More →


Thursday August 22, 2013 9:15am - 10:00am
Großer Saal