Privacy Technologies - Kami Vaniea - Data Controvesies 2019
From James Stewart on March 13th, 2019
Dr Kami Vaniea is a Lecturer in Cyber Security and Privacy in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh. Her work is in the area of human factors of security and privacy with the goal of making technologies more accessible for people who have limited prior experience with security. Her current projects include: Internet of Things security awareness, barriers to software update installation, making safe online choices, and helping app designers build security into their apps. Her research looks at how to assist users in making informed security and privacy choices by providing relevant feedback about their choices and options.
Currently Dr Vaniea heads the Technology Usability Lab In Privacy and Security (TULIPS). She is also an active member of the Security and Privacy group at U. Edinburgh which was recently recognised as an Academic Center of Excellence in Cyber Security Research by EPSRC and the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC). Dr. Vaniea was previously an Assistant Professor in the School of Informatics and Computing at Indiana University, a Post Doc at Michigan State University, and her PhD is from Carnegie Mellon University's Computer Science Department.