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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 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

By Pranav A

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

By Vincenzo C

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.

By Osama

Feb 9, 2022

Very recommended course for both Product and Security people


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 Deleted A

Dec 12, 2020

a stepping stone to achieving greater opportunities in life.

By Kibwiika E

Sep 5, 2020

it has been a great course that widens security on user side

By Josefina G G

Apr 17, 2018

Very good course. I have learned a lot and enjoy the videos.

By Shreyas R

Apr 17, 2021

Great course to learn user interface security and usability

By Chris M

Jul 14, 2019

Excellent course, one of the best I have taken on Coursera!

By Kamal S

Aug 25, 2018

Learn so many things thank coursera given me this opportune

By Sherif A E

Nov 7, 2016

amazing course and i would recommend it for others for sure

By 竞 米

Oct 4, 2016

this course helped me to understand designing and usability