Tag Archives: Privacy

Investigating the impact of the privacy paradox on end-user adoption for emerging and mature IoT devices: working towards a comparative study

Presented by Dane Vanderkoi as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Recent years have seen the rise of a new group of technologies known as IoT (Internet of Things). IoT devices seamlessly connect and share information, providing additional functionality and convenience for …

Privacy Threats in the Context of Intimate Relationships: Sociotechnical Vulnerabilities in Canada’s Legal System

Presented by Yuan Stevens as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity. About the presentation In 2018, the Government of Canada released its Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence. An annual review of the strategy demonstrates that the Canadian government is slowly beginning to regulate …

The Privacy Calculus from Within: An Internal Calculus for Privacy Concerns

Presented by Ryan Kennedy as a part of the 2020 Serene-risc Workshop on The State of Canadian Cybersecurity Conference: Human-Centric Cybersecurity About the presentation Advances in data collection abilities, the rapid diffusion of smartphones, and recent large scale data breaches are causing consumers’ location privacy awareness and concerns to rise. Privacy related literature contains several …

Privacy calculus on social networks?

Social networks on mobile applications are used more and more by everyone. Businesses and individuals use platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, and many others as sources of entertainment and income. However, the increase in use and public engagement on those platforms has also caused a significant increase in user privacy risks. Computers and …

Un calcul de la confidentialité sur les réseaux sociaux?

Les réseaux sociaux sur application mobile sont de plus en plus utilisés par tous. Autant pour les entreprises que pour les individus, ces plateformes, comme Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube et plusieurs autres sont sources de divertissements et même de revenus. Cependant, l’augmentation de l’utilisation et de l’engagement de la population sur ces plateformes ont …

Est-ce acceptable? Comment les facteurs reliés à l’expérience des utilisateurs peuvent élargir notre compréhension du phénomène d’acceptation des compromis de confidentialité

La protection des informations personnelles est un sujet d’actualité de plus en plus discuté. De nombreux cas de vols ou d’utilisation malveillante des données personnelles ont fait les manchettes et la population devient plus craintive à cet égard. Mais qu’en est-il des cas où les individus offrent eux-mêmes ces informations de manière inconsciente sans se …

Is This Acceptable ? How factors related to user experience can expand our understanding of the phenomenon of accepting privacy compromises

The protection of personal information is a hot topic in the media. Numerous cases of data theft or malicious use have made headlines, and the public is becoming more worried about it. However, what about issues where the individual offers his personal information’s himself unconsciously, without realizing the risks involved? Technology and its multiple services …

Gender differences in privacy tendencies on social network platforms

Due to the public grown awareness and concerns over privacy, social networking services have enhanced their privacy setting options. However, these enhancements and changes are not always easy to follow or implement, and many people do not use them to their full potential. For users of social networking platforms, too much privacy will limit self-presentation. …