Seamless And Always-on Security in a Bring-Your-Own-Application World

TitleSeamless And Always-on Security in a Bring-Your-Own-Application World
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsHecht, P., S. Fels, and J. Anacleto
Conference NameProceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Pagination2019-2024
Abstract

This paper describes a usable security experiment with xmail, a prototype that
enhances Gmail's webmail client security with end-to-end encryption making user content
unreadable by the service provider. The prototype follows a seamless and always-on
approach requiring minimal changes to the Gmail user interface and task flow. Many studies
have pointed out problems with email security usability, but they usually take an adversarial
context as reference. The focus of this work is on peacetime information disclosure with ...

URLhttp://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2732880

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