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IS 334 AO - Usable Privacy and Security

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


From passwords to email encryption to privacy settings on social media services, it is widely recognized that human factors, usability or user experience play a crucial role in effective privacy and security solutions. Designers of privacy and security solutions need to understand how people might use, interact or appropriate the mechanisms they develop. This course introduces various aspects of user experience (e.g., usability problems, user interface designs, conflicting needs) related to privacy and security systems. It is also designed to provide students with knowledge and opportunities to analyze and evaluate user experience of privacy and security systems. This course is suitable for students who are interested in privacy and security, or user experience, or both!

Special Instructions:

-Restricted to Information Sciences majors until 12/18/20 by noon. INFO Minors will be able to register starting 12/11/20 by noon. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. We will not provide overrides, please wait until the course restrictions are removed. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu-

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Spring


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