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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 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 Chathushka

Dec 22, 2020

Good course. I learn new things for my personal interests.

By Harsh B

Jun 28, 2019

A must read for cybersecurity practitioner and beginners.


Jul 30, 2019

Great course and the structure of the course is amazing.

By Sayonsom C

Jul 23, 2017

Excellent course, great design and build-up of contents.

By Marwan A

Feb 24, 2017

Well organized. Material is well presented and relevant.

By Eric Y

Aug 8, 2016

Great insight about security and security system design.

By Damilola Y

May 22, 2021

Was really Inspiring and enlarged my horizon.

Thank You.

By Alba S d l C

Nov 7, 2020

Es muy equilibrado en cuanto al aspecto teoría-práctica

By Rodolfo S

Nov 15, 2019

Easy to understand, and very useful introductory class.

By Muhammad F

Feb 24, 2019

Wonderful introduction to best possible usable security

By Lee Y W P

Mar 31, 2021

Well presented and the materials are good. Enjoyed it

By Christian C

Feb 8, 2021

course was very helpful and easy to learn from thanks.

By Subhankar B

May 28, 2017

Excellent course. Learned a lot about usable security.

By manish t

Jul 22, 2022

Good course to learn the concepts in an easy manner.

By Prem S P

Apr 12, 2022

THI IS HELPFUL FOR REGULAR USE and in recent practise

By Augustinas J

Aug 29, 2020

Very practical and fun to learn. I learned very much!

By Md. A A

Dec 19, 2019

Very good interactive introductory course on security


Nov 27, 2018

really helpful for improving my skills and techniques

By Robert Q

Jun 2, 2020

great course, easy to understand, love the lecturers

By Zia M

May 28, 2020

I had massive learning and amazing expertise gained.

By Sonia P

May 21, 2018

Nice course with nice references and great exemples.

By Josivaldo F

Jun 28, 2020

Fantastic!!! Higher-than-expected teaching quality.

By Bhadri T

Sep 29, 2018

The course was absolutely well tailored to learn!!!

By Rishabh R

Jul 7, 2019

Awesome Course loved it... Instructor is great too

By Qazi F

Sep 8, 2018

Excellent Course , too much helpful in my studies.