I am an associate professor in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) at Ontario Tech University. I am a member of the Graduate Faculty for both FBIT and the Department of Computer Science. My research is in the area of human factors and computer security, with a focus on user authentication.
Authentication, Software Security, Human Factors, Usability, Passwords, Biometrics, Operating System Security, Security Policy, Brain Computer Interfaces
Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
Ying Zhu, Amirali Abari, and I founded the Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Networks Lab (SAIN Lab) in 2017. The SAIN Lab performs applied, multidisciplinary, and …
Thursday, Jan 16, 2020
Monday, Sep 23, 2019
The IT Security Reading Group (IT-SRG) is a group of UOIT students (graduate and senior undergraduate) and faculty members who are interested in computer security and privacy. We meet weekly for critical review and discussion of state-of-the-art security research papers. See below for the tentative schedule. All interested faculty and students are invited to join by contacting Julie Thorpe (firstname.lastname at uoit.ca).
The IT-SRG provides a venue for both faculty and students to:
2014-2018: NDSS 2014 covered by Reader’s Digest, MetroLand Media, CBS News, CBC Radio, Toronto Star, New York Times, Rogers TV, Durham News
2013: SOUPS 2013 covered by RogersTV
2005-2006: NSPW 2005 covered by Wired, Popular Science Magazine, Slashdot, CBC News, BBC World News
2004: USENIX Security 2004 covered by Search Security