Yasemin Acar


acar (AT) sec (.) uni-hannover (.) de

about

I am a tenure track assistant professor at the George Washington University in Washington DC, where I co-lead the GWUSec lab, and a guest researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy in Bochum. I previously lead the Human Factors in Security and Privacy Group at Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy in Bochum.


If you are interested in my work or wish to collaborate with me, please do not hesitate to contact me.

selected publications

(Find all on Google Scholar)

A Large-Scale Interview Study on Information Security in and Attacks against Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Nicolas Huaman, Bennet von Skarczinski, Christian Stransky, Dominik Wermke, Yasemin Acar, Arne Dreißigacker, Sascha Fahl
Proceedings of the 2021 USENIX Security Symposium - SEC'21
Leading By (Insecure) Example: How Internet Resources Might be Helping You Develop Faster But Less Securely
Yasemin Acar, Michael Backes, Sascha Fahl, Doowon Kim, Michelle Mazurek, Christian Stransky
IEEE Security and Privacy 2016

awards

Our IEEE S&P'21 paper "They Would do Better if They Worked Together: The Case of Interaction Problems Between Password Managers and Websites" is the winner of a Best Student Paper Award.

academic service

Organization

NDSS Workshop (Co-Chair)

SOUPS Poster Jury (Co-Chair)

WSIW (PC Co-Chair)

USEC (Streering Committee)

USEC (PC Co-Chair)

EuroUSEC (PC Co-Chair)


Program Committee Member

PoPets

IEEE S&P

CHI Area Chair

RAID

USENIX Security

SOUPS

IWPE (Workshop)

WiSec

EuroUSEC (Workshop)

CoSDEO (Workshop)

ConPro (Workshop)

SecDev

ESSoS

Oakland

EuroS&P

AsiaCCS

SOUPS


Reviewing Activities

PETS/PoPETs

USENIX Security

ACM SIGCHI

SOUPS

ACM CCS

Euro S&P