Expectations, Perceptions, and Misconceptions of Personal Firewalls

Fahimeh Raja ; Kirstie Hawkey ; Pooya Jaferian ; Konstantin Beznosov ; Kellogg S. Booth

01 July 2010

Abstract: In this research, our goal is to better understand users' knowledge, expectations, perceptions, and misconceptions of personal firewalls. We conducted interviews with 30 participants and analyzed the data using qualitative description. In this paper we present our results and examine their implications for the design of personal firewalls.

Keyword(s): Usable security ; Personal firewall

Published in: Raja, F., Jaferian, P., Hawkey, K., Beznosov, K., Booth, K. 2009. Expectations, Perceptions, and Misconceptions of Personal Firewalls. In Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (Redmond, WA, July 14 - 16, 2010). SOUPS '10. ACM, New York, NY, 1-2.:

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