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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Usable Security by University of Maryland, College Park

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About the Course

This course focuses on how to design and build secure systems with a human-centric focus. We will look at basic principles of human-computer interaction, and apply these insights to the design of secure systems with the goal of developing security measures that respect human performance and their goals within a system....

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Jun 21, 2016

I like how in depth this gets. it explains it very well an in ways for people who are starting off in this field to get a basic understanding in exactly what we are learning. very well put together!


Jun 30, 2020

hi there,FIrst of all i'd like to thank our instructor , Jennifer Golbeck, for the hard working and the amazing way of teaching . I really love the course, thanks you very much and keep it up *-^ .

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By Arman S

May 23, 2019

Learned a lot in this course, really enjoyed it!


Mar 25, 2018

very clear explanations and well round theories.

By Alex B

Apr 19, 2017

Awesome concepts to include in our daily infosec

By Rick P

Dec 22, 2016

Informative and practical use of Security design

By Ahmet K

Sep 10, 2019

Well-structured course. Enjoyed learning a lot.

By Djavlon M

Jun 19, 2019

Great course provided by University of Maryland

By Samer M A S

Jun 30, 2018

Very Important Course. Everyone should take it

By Demetrio J E

Jul 23, 2017

Great lectures with very relevant information.


May 29, 2017

Excellent explanation with very nice examples.

By Arnas S

Sep 10, 2020

Very nice and informative course! recommended

By Estelle K

Oct 27, 2017

I really enjoy learning about Usable Security

By Shantanu T

Mar 10, 2020

Instructor was very through and informative.

By Subrat P

Jun 26, 2019

Amazing course with a very good descriptions

By Maksim G

Dec 03, 2016

Great education program for usable security

By Calverez.Andrew.Ralvert.Rogers

May 31, 2016

Very good need more good content like this.

By Rafal J

Jan 23, 2018

Great course, I have learnt a lot from it.

By Kumar ( S

Nov 26, 2017

Course is excelle with Practical scenarios

By Trifanov E

Sep 07, 2017

Useful course about concepts of usability.

By Marta

May 20, 2017

It was very interesting course! Thank you.

By nicholas c

Aug 12, 2016

This course and the Professor are awesome.


Jun 20, 2017

Dr. Jen Golbeck is an amazing instructor.

By Akingbemisilu T H

Jun 14, 2016

I really learned so much from this course

By Kayode O

Aug 29, 2020

The course is basic and well explanatory

By Vikram S

Aug 15, 2017

Excellent course!! I have learnt a lot.

By Nick M

Jan 21, 2017

I loved the idea of Security by Design.