Mental Models

Accurate communication of risk is not only an issue of high accuracy of underlying data but also in correctly designed simple communication. Past work on risk communication and usable privacy have focused primary on two cases: privacy risk via permissions in Android and security risks in browsing. Accurate feedback requires communication of risk, learning from the feedback, and aligning with user mental models.

Risk communication is most effective when aligned with the mental models of the target of the communication. Risk communication in the medical domain is the focus of a vast literature. Here the focus is on the application of risk communication and usability in the privacy domain which itself has been informed by earlier work in risk communication.

Articles in journals or book chapters (6)
  1. Vaibhav Garg and L. Jean Camp. Cars, Condoms, and Facebook. In Information Security, pages 280--289. Springer International Publishing, 2015.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Human-Centered Security, Privacy. [bibtex-entry]

  2. Vaibhav Garg and L. Jean Camp. End User Perception of Online Risk Under Uncertainty. Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences, (Manoa, HI), pp 13--16, January 2012.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]

  3. Vaibhav Garg and L. Jean Camp. Heuristics and Biases: Implications for Security Design. IEEE Technology & Society, March 2011.
    Note: IEEE.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]

  4. Zheng Dong and L. Jean Camp. The decreasing marginal value of evaluation network size. ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society, 41(1):23--37, 2011.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Economics of Information Security. [bibtex-entry]

  5. Farzeneh Asgapour, Debin Liu, and L. Jean Camp. Mental Models of Computer Security Risks. Financial Cryptography and Data Security Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4886:367--377, 2007.
    Note: Usable Security 07.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Human-Centered Security, Economics of Information Security. [bibtex-entry]

  6. L. Jean Camp. Mental Models of Privacy and Security. IEEE Technology & Society, Vol 28 (3) 37-46, August 2006.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Net Trust. [bibtex-entry]

Conference publications (5)
  1. Kevin Benton, L. Jean Camp, and Vaibhav Garg. Studying the effectiveness of android application permissions requests. In Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, pages 291--296, March 2013. IEEE.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]

  2. Vaibhav Garg, L. Jean Camp, Katherine Connelly, and Lesa Lorenzen-Huber. Risk communication design: video vs. text. In International Symposium on Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium, pages 279--298, July 2012. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Aging. [bibtex-entry]

  3. Jim Blythe and L. Jean Camp. Implementing Mental Models. In Security and Privacy Workshops (SPW), 2012 IEEE Symposium on, pages 86--90, May 2012. IEEE.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]

  4. Jim Blythe, L. Jean Camp, and Vaibhav Garg. Targeted risk communication for computer security. In Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces, pages 295--298, February 2011. ACM.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]

  5. Allan Friedman and L. Jean Camp. Making Security Manifest Security and Autonomy for End Users. In , 2003. TPRC.
    Keywords: Mental Models, Human-Centered Security, Economics of Information Security. [bibtex-entry]

Posters and Presentations (1)
  1. L. Jean Camp. Translucent Security: Security Interactions as Risk Perceptions. A SOUPS Workshop, July 2013.
    Keywords: Mental Models. [bibtex-entry]