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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....

Top reviews

Jun 20, 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 28, 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 Степанков Д В

Nov 1, 2017

Really shakes my understanding of different aspects of security in HCI

By Maiquel A G R

Feb 6, 2020

Great Course! I learn a lot about usability in security environments.

By Rotimi A

Nov 21, 2017

It was very interesting and didn't require me to re-watch the videos.

By renuka k

Sep 2, 2020

I have learnt about security in various aspects. Thank you Professor

By Aaron T

Apr 30, 2020

I think the course content was well organized and clearly delivered.

By olubisi I o

Sep 18, 2018

It is an interesting course and I employ people to go for the course

By Gomon S

Sep 2, 2018

Nice course. Now I can think about system from the user perspective.


Mar 5, 2021

amazing course most valuable and excellent material about usability

By Kajol N

Oct 14, 2018

Really insightful and helpful with the explanations and interviews!

By Abdelwasie M

Jan 25, 2018

Excellent well organized course with real world examples scenario!

By Deleted A

Feb 19, 2017

Exactly what I needed in a concise, interesting and provoking way.

By Rubens J

Nov 24, 2016

Very good course.. I learned much!

Thank you for this opportunities

By Seun O

May 17, 2016

Excellent course, excellent teaching, excellent professor. Thanks.

By BrianChen

Nov 18, 2017

This course teach me how to design a usability and secure system.

By Tamanna V

Feb 23, 2021

Simple and easy to comprehend and very much related to content


Dec 14, 2020

its was a great experience learning about the usable security.

By Jonny G

Mar 8, 2017

Thanks for the course. it's very useful for my present job :).

By Funashi M

Jun 24, 2016

Informative and the reading material for the week helped a lot


Mar 14, 2021

Great Course! Usable Security is very very interesting for me

By innocent d

Nov 5, 2020

The Lecturer did a very wonderful work, and very explanatory.

By fabrice k

Jul 11, 2019

The content is very good design and very helpful. Nice course

By Arnab S

Feb 3, 2018

Good course to learn at beginner level about usable security.


Oct 11, 2021

Very interesting topic which many people dont pay attention.

By Monica G

Feb 2, 2021

It is an excellent course, I have loved doing it. Thank you!

By Benjamin E M A O B

Dec 12, 2020

a stepping stone to achieving greater opportunities in life.