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Karen Renaud is a Scottish Computing Scientist working on all aspects of Human-Centred Security and Privacy. She was educated at the Universities of Pretoria, South Africa and Glasgow. Her research been funded by the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineers and the Fulbright Commission. She is particularly interested in deploying behavioural science techniques to improve security behaviours, and in encouraging end-user privacy-preserving behaviours. Her research approach is multi-disciplinary, essentially learning from other, more established, fields and harnessing methods and techniques from other disciplines to understand and influence cyber security behaviours.  https://www.karenrenaud.com


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  • Accessible authentication: dyslexia and password strategies

    Renaud, K., Johnson, G. & Ophoff, J., 26 Oct 2021, In: Information and Computer Security. 29, 4, p. 604-624 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)
  • Accessible cyber security: the next frontier?

    Renaud, K., 13 Feb 2021, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP 2021). Mori, P., Gabriele, L. & Furnell, S. (eds.). Setúbal, Portugal, p. 9-18 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

    1 Citation (Scopus)