Publications of the Laboratory for Education and Research in Secure Systems Engineering (LERSSE) 4 records found  Search took 0.00 seconds. 
1. Towards Supporting Users in Assessing the Risk in Privilege Elevation / Sara Motiee [LERSSE-THESIS-2011-003]
To better protect users from security incidents, the principle of least privilege (PLP) requires that users and programs be granted the most restrictive set of privileges possible to perform the required tasks. [...]
Published in Sara Motiee, "Towards Supporting Users in Assessing the Risk in Privilege Elevation", MASc thesis, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, October 2011.:
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2. The Challenges of Understanding Users’ Security-related Knowledge, Behaviour, and Motivations / Sara Motiee ; Kirstie Hawkey ; Konstantin Beznosov [LERSSE-RefConfPaper-2010-004]
In order to improve current security solutions or devise novel ones, it is important to understand users' knowledge, behaviour, motivations and challenges in using a security solution. [...]
Published in S. Motiee, K. Hawkey, and K. Beznosov. The Challenges of Understanding Users’ Security-related Knowledge, Behaviour, and Motivations. In SOUPS Usable Security Experiment Reports (USER) Workshop, 2010.:
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3. Do Windows Users Follow the Principle of Least Privilege? Investigating User Account Control Practices / Sara Motiee ; Kirstie Hawkey ; Konstantin Beznosov [LERSSE-RefConfPaper-2010-002]
The principle of least privilege requires that users and their programs be granted the most restrictive set of privileges possible to perform required tasks in order to limit the damages caused by security incidents. [...]
Published in Motiee, S., Hawkey, K., and Beznosov, K. 2010. Do windows users follow the principle of least privilege?: investigating user account control practices. In Proceedings of the Sixth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (Redmond, Washington, July 14 - 16, 2010). SOUPS '10, vol. 485. ACM, New York, NY, 1-13.:
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4. Investigating User Account Control Practices / Sara Motiee ; Kirstie Hawkey ; Konstantin Beznosov [LERSSE-POSTER-2010-004]
Non-administrator user accounts and the user account control (UAC) approach of Windows Vista are two practical solutions to limit the damage of malware infection [...]
Published in Sara Motiee, Kirstie Hawkey and Konstantin Beznosov. Investigating User Account Control Practices. In Proceedings of the 28th international Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Atlanta, GA, USA, April 10 - 15, 2010). ACM, New York, NY, 6 pages.:
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