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Prof. Dr. Alena Naiakshina

Developer Centered Security

Professor / Head of Chair

Address:
Ruhr-University Bochum
Faculty of Computer Science
Developer Centered Security
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

Room: ID 2/142

Telephone: +49 (0) 234 32-26400

Office Hours: By arrangement

E-Mail: alena.naiakshina@rub.de

Curriculum Vitae

EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor
Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
November 2021 - Present

Researcher
University of Bonn, Germany
January 2017 - September 2021

EDUCATION
Dr. rer. Nat. (equiv. PhD),
University of Bonn, Germany
January 2017 - November 2020

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Computer Science
University of Bonn, Germany
April 2014 - December 2016

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Computer Science
University of Bonn, Germany
October 2010 - March 2014

RESEARCH INTERNSHIP
University College London (UCL), UK
October 2015 - February 2016

ACADEMIC SERVICE
2022
- Associate Chair (AC): Privacy & Security subcommittee for CHI 2023
- Program Committee (PC) Member: European Symposium on Usable Security (EuroUSEC 2022)
- Program Committee (PC) Member: IEEE Secure Development (SecDev) conference
- Program Committee (PC) Member and Session Chair: Symposium on Usable Security and Privacy (USEC 2022) in conjunction with NDSS
- Program Committee (PC) Member and Member of the 2022 Karat Award Committee: Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2022)
- Reviewer: Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology (TOSEM)

2021
- Associate Chair (AC): Privacy & Security subcommittee for CHI 2022
- Program Committee (PC) Member: SOUPS workshop WAY (Who Are You!? Adventures in Authentication)
- Poster Jury Member: Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS)

2020
- Associate Chair (AC): Privacy & Security subcommittee for CHI 2021
- Program Committee (PC) Member: SOUPS workshop WAY (Who Are You!? Adventures in Authentication)
- Workshop Leader for the BSI & UKB: "Networked with Security: Digitization, Cybersecurity & Me - Healthcare Perspectives"


Courses

  • 212417 : Developer Centered Security (Projekt)
  • 211129 : Master-Seminar Developer Centered Security
  • Publications

    PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS
    Testing Screener Questions for Software Developer Studies
    with Time Limits
    Anastasia Danilova, Stefan Horstmann, Matthew Smith, Alena Naiakshina
    To appear: International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2022)

    Do you really code? Designing and Evaluating Screening Questions for Online Surveys with Programmers
    Anastasia Danilova, Alena Naiakshina, Stefan Horstmann, Matthew Smith
    In Proceedings of the 43rd International Conference on Software Engineering 2021 (ICSE 2021)
    URL: https://arxiv.org/pdf/2103.04429.pdf

    Code Reviewing as Methodology for Online Security Studies with Developers - A Case Study with Freelancers on Password Storage
    Anastasia Danilova, Alena Naiakshina, Anna Rasgauski, Matthew Smith
    Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2021)
    URL: https://www.usenix.org/system/files/soups2021-danilova.pdf

    On Conducting Security Developer Studies with CS Students: Examining a Password-Storage Study with CS Students, Freelancers, and Company Developers
    Alena Naiakshina, Anastasia Danilova, Eva Gerlitz, Matthew Smith
    In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2020)
    URL: https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/3313831.3376791

    One Size Does Not Fit All: A Grounded Theory and Online Survey Study of Developer Preferences for Security Warning Types
    Anastasia Danilova, Alena Naiakshina, Matthew Smith
    In Proceedings of the 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering 2020 (ICSE 2020)
    URL: https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/3377811.3380387

    Replication: On the Ecological Validity of Online Security Developer Studies: Exploring Deception in a Password-Storage Study with Freelancers
    Anastasia Danilova, Alena Naiakshina, Johanna Deuter, Matthew Smith
    Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020)
    URL: https://www.usenix.org/system/files/soups2020-danilova.pdf

    “If you want, I can store the encrypted password.” A Password-Storage Field Study with Freelance Developers (Honorable Mention)
    Alena Naiakshina, Anastasia Danilova, Eva Gerlitz, Emanuel von Zezschwitz, Matthew Smith
    In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2019)
    URL: https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/3290605.3300370

    “In Encryption We Don't Trust: The Effect of End-To-End Encryption to the Masses on User Perception”
    Sergej Dechand, Alena Naiakshina, Anastasia Danilova, Matthew Smith
    IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P 2019)

    Deception Task Design in Developer Password Studies: Exploring a Student Sample
    Alena Naiakshina, Anastasia Danilova, Christian Tiefenau, Matthew Smith
    Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018)
    URL: https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/soups2018/soups2018-naiakshina.pdf

    Why Do Developers Get Password Storage Wrong? A Qualitative Usability Study
    Alena Naiakshina, Anastasia Danilova, Christian Tiefenau, Marco Herzog, Sergej Dechand, Matthew Smith
    In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and
    Communications Security (CCS 2017)
    URL: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1708.08759.pdf

    Obstacles to the Adoption of Secure Communication Tools
    Ruba Abu-Salma, M. Angela Sasse, Joseph Bonneau, Anastasia Danilova, Alena Naiakshina, Matthew Smith
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP 2017)