Jacob Abbott is a current PhD candidate in Security Informatics, with a minor in Human-Computer Interaction at Indiana University, Bloomington. He works in the Security and Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Group and is advised by L. Jean Camp. Jacob has an MS in Security Informatics and Bachelors degrees in Foreign Language and International Trade and German Studies. His current research focus is on the usability, accessibility, and sustainability of IoT devices and security technologies.

Recent Publications

  • Jacob Abbott, Jayati Dev, Donginn Kim, Shakthidhar Gopavaram, Meera Iyer, Shivani Sadam, Shrirang Mare, Tatiana Ringenberg, Vafa Andalibi, and L. Jean Camp. Privacy Lessons Learnt from Deploying an IoT Ecosystem in the Home. In Proceedings of the 2022 European Symposium on Usable Security, EuroUSEC '22, New York, NY, USA, pages 98–110, 2022. Association for Computing Machinery.
    Keywords: Security, user interviews, smart home, IoT, 2FA, privacy. [bibtex-entry]

  • Jacob Abbott, Jofish Kaye, and James Clawson. Identifying an Aurally Distinct Phrase Set for Text Entry Techniques. In Proceedings of the 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI '22, New York, NY, USA, 2022. Association for Computing Machinery.
    Keywords: text-to-speech, accessibility, text entry, TTS, synthesized speech, input techniques. [Abstract] [bibtex-entry]

  • Zitao Zhang, Jacob Abbott, Sanchari Das, and L. Jean Camp. Building an Authentication Infrastructure — Designing a Two Factor Authentication Hardware Token with Form Factor that Encourages Engagement. In TPRC 2022: The 50th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy, 2022. Social Science Research Network.
    Keywords: Security, UX, 2FA. [bibtex-entry]

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