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Florian Schaub in the News

Quoted by Engadget. Professor Florian Schaub. The best password managers for 2023.

Schaub: If you care about privacy breaches and personal data, you need a password manager

UMSI associate professor Florian Schaub, an expert on privacy and security, says everyone needs a password management system to better protect their personal information.

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Your privacy choices.

From research to action: UMSI research leads to new privacy choice icon adapted to California law

The icon will give users agency to opt out of having their private information collected by companies.

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ChatGPT, entrepreneurship and ICWSM conference. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD candidate publications.

ChatGPT, Entrepreneurship and ICWSM Conference: UMSI Research Roundup

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

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2023 Meta Research PhD Fellowship. Jane Im. PhD Candidate.

Jane Im earns 2023 Meta Research PhD Fellowship

PhD candidate Jane Im hopes to use the fellowship to advance research into how social media companies can better implement usable privacy controls.

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UMSI research roundup. 2023 conference on human factors in computing services (CHI). Check out faculty and PhD student publications.

UMSI at CHI 2023: Research, workshops, courses

Recent UMSI researchers and PhD student publications and workshops for the 2023 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI).

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UMSI Research Roundup. Robots, salad and anthropomorphism. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.

Robots, salad and anthropomorphism: UMSI research roundup

Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 


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"PrivacyCon. Federal Trade Commission. November 1, 2022. Free. Panelists: Consumer Surveillance. Nazanin Andalibi. Assistant professor, UMSI. 9:25 am. Children's privacy. Kaiwen Sun. PhD student, UMSI. 1 pm."

UMSI researchers to speak as panelists at FTC PrivacyCon 2022

Assistant professor Nazanin Andalibi will discuss emotion AI and the future of work, and PhD candidate Kaiwen Sun will discuss child safety in smart homes.

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"Aunties, Strangers, and the FBI: Online Privacy Concerns and Experiences of Muslim-American Women. UMSI Researchers, Tanisha Afnan, Yixin Zou, Mustafa Naseem, Florian Schaub." UMSI Research in a magnifying glass graphic.

Understanding unique privacy concerns for Muslim-American women can improve digital design

In a new study, UMSI researchers uncover unique privacy concerns Muslim-American women face online. Their work can help designers to better protect privacy for all people.

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Symposium on Useable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). 2022 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award. Yixin Zou. PhD Student.

PhD student Yixin Zou awarded prestigious research award in privacy and security usability

UMSI doctoral student Yixin Zou is the 2022 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award winner. The award celebrates one student each year who demonstrates a commitment to research excellence, community service and mentorship in the areas of privacy and security. 

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2022 Westin Scholar Award. J.R. Robert Real. Master of Science in Information (2023).

MSI student honored with prestigious Westin Scholar Award

J.R. Robert Real is the University of Michigan’s 2022 Westin Scholar Award recipient, a prestigious award supporting students who are considering careers in privacy and data protection.

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