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

  • Marthie Grobler, M.A.P. Chamikara, Jacob Abbott, Surya Nepal, and Cecil Paris. The Importance of Social Identity on Password Formulation. Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, November 2020.
    Keywords: Passwords, Security, Privacy, International, Authentication. [bibtex-entry]

  • 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, UX, 2FA. [bibtex-entry]

  • Sanchari Das, Jacob Abbott, Shakthidhar Gopavaram, Jim Blythe, and L Jean Camp. User-Centered Risk Communication for Safer Browsing. In Proceedings of the First Asia USEC-Workshop on Usable Security, In Conjunction with the Twenty-Fourth International Conference International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security, 2020.
    Keywords: Phishing, Risk Communication, Privacy, Security. [bibtex-entry]

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