First Workshop on Security Information Workers

Call for Papers

The human element is often considered the weakest element in security. Although many kinds of humans interact with systems that are designed to be secure, one particular type of human is especially important, the security information worker. Security information workers include:

This workshop aims to develop and stimulate discussion about security information workers. We will consider papers including, but not limited to:

Much security research could be considered about security information workers; for instance, tools that automatically find defects in program code could be construed to help software developers. However, successful submissions to this workshop will explicitly be informed by an understanding of how security information workers do their jobs, and the results will explicitly how we understand security information workers.