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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 29, 2016

Despite not being very fond of areas such as human-computer interaction, I found this course to be well-presented and useful. Definitely a necessity for anyone planning on building secure software.

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By Victoria L B

Oct 16, 2017

I liked it and enjoyed learning from this class. I learned alot.


Mar 01, 2020

Nice experience, after this course feel like a IT Professional.

By Sammi C

Sep 16, 2019

Good information, but some lectures are not that captivating.

By Lucas

Oct 10, 2016

Jen covers the material well but it isn't the most technical

By Paulo A G A M

Apr 18, 2016

Great course with a easy way yo learn about Usable Security.

By Thanin J

Oct 16, 2018

Contents are great, just some inconsistency in audio level.

By Satyam B

Jan 31, 2018

Very much helpful. Nice first time experience at Coursera.

By Benjamin T K

Nov 06, 2017

Good course.A must take for all web and systems designers.

By Robert F

Apr 01, 2017

I learned the psychology of implementing security systems.

By Oladimeji M

Apr 26, 2020

Amazing course. Easy to digest and straight to the point.

By Moshe

Mar 11, 2016

Gives different perspective on the Cyber Security field.

By Carlos S R

Aug 03, 2016

Very useful content that can be used in our workplaces

By George

Nov 09, 2017

Great Course but the material needs updating a bit.

By Matheus R

Nov 13, 2018

Bom conteúdo, algumas aulas poderiam ser refeitas

By Mohammed A

Sep 24, 2020

Thanks for this amazing course, it was useful

By Elwi M M

Oct 29, 2017

It's very excellent course! I learning a lot.

By Zach D

Dec 13, 2018

Good content but pretty redundant at times.

By Prabhsimran S W

Jul 02, 2019

Very good course, but little bit outdated.

By Yuri d A N M

Mar 15, 2016

I missed more pratical exercises about it.

By Rahul S

Aug 13, 2020

Make lecture Short with more information

By Sylvannas J B

Oct 20, 2019

Great content with real world scenarios.

By Ahmed S

Aug 28, 2018

Questions are a bit fuzzy and ambiguous

By Ahmed S A E

Sep 10, 2019

A very good course with a lot of info.

By Nabil M

Mar 03, 2017

Nice course with more important info

By Sayak M

Feb 19, 2020

Nice course to understand usability