Jacob Abbott is a current PhD candidate in Security Informatics, with a minor in Human-Computer Interaction at Indiana University, Bloomington. He works in the Security and Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Group and is advised by L. Jean Camp. Jacob has an MS in Security Informatics and Bachelors degrees in Foreign Language and International Trade and German Studies. His current research focus is on the usability, accessibility, and sustainability of IoT devices and security technologies.

Recent Publications

  • Jacob Abbott and Sameer Patil. How Mandatory Second Factor Affects the Authentication User Experience. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI ’20, New York, NY, USA, pages 1–13, 2020. Association for Computing Machinery.
    Keywords: security, university it, multi-factor authentication, two-factor authentication, ux, user experience, login, 2fa. [bibtex-entry]

  • Jacob Abbott, Gege Gao, and Patrick Shih. Creen: A Carbon Footprint Calculator Designed for Calculation in Context. In International Conference on Information, pages 769--776, 2019. Springer.
    Keywords: Sustainability, IoT, HCI. [bibtex-entry]

  • Jacob Abbott, Novia Nurain Haley MacLeod, Gustave Ekobe, and Sameer Patil. Local Standards for Anonymization Practices in Health, Wellness, Accessibility, and Aging Research at CHI. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2019. ACM.
    Keywords: Health, Privacy, Methodology, Data Sharing, Anonymization. [bibtex-entry]

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