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Retail Apps and Data Collection

San Franciscans surprised us with positive feelings about data collection by retail apps, which they considered beneficial to their communities.

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Lessons from Architecture School for IoT Security

IoT security needs UX design to appropriately manage complexity. Architecture school teaches how to design for an IoT context with privacy in mind..

Security is a “Design in Tech” Trend

Designers are urgently needed to help build products and services people trust. Here’s how design professionals are starting to embrace security.

Professional Knowledge and IoT

This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES ‘17) showcased numerous internet of things (IoT) devices but was found wanting when it came to security concerns. In... (Read more)

Four Concrete Security Tips for the New Year

To help you assess risks to your data, we provide ways to dissect threats and tips to protect against them.

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What ‘90s London Raves Can Teach Us About Infosec

One of the highlights of HybridConf 2016 was hearing writer Stevyn Colgan talk about his time as a police officer at London's Scotland Yard. He... (Read more)

Learning from Drones

Last week, I encountered discussions of drones in two unimaginably different contexts: in an academic presentation at USENIX Security 2016 and on the TV comedy... (Read more)

Model Release: Respectfully Sharing Stories

This post is part of a series explaining our publicly available resources for user research. The previous installment covered how to write screeners to recruit... (Read more)

Chatbots, UX, and Privacy

Chatbots, or conversational programs that simulate interactive human speech patterns, are a hot topic in UX right now. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently claimed that... (Read more)