Dr Lynsay A. Shepherd is a lecturer in Usable Security at Abertay University, Dundee, and works within the Division of Cyber Security, in the School of Design and Informatics. Lynsay studied at Abertay University, Dundee, and holds a PhD in Usable Security, an MSc in Internet Computing, and a BSc (Hons) in Computing. In addition to this, Lynsay is an active member of the Security Research Group (SRG) within the school, and has recently joined the Human-Centred Security Research Group (http://www.hcisec.co.uk).
Current research interests include: usable security, human-computer interaction, the human factors of cyber security, security awareness, affective feedback, and open-source intelligence.
Lynsay's research website can be found at https://www.lynsayshepherd.co.uk/
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Conference and journal papers
Shepherd L.A., Archibald J., Ferguson R.I. (2017) Assessing the Impact of Affective Feedback on End-User Security Awareness. In: Tryfonas, T. (eds) Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust. HAS 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10292, pp. 143–159. Springer International Publishing.
Shepherd L.A., Archibald J. (2017) Security Awareness and Affective Feedback: Categorical Behaviour vs. Reported Behaviour. 2017 International Conference On Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics And Assessment (CyberSA), London, 2017.
Shepherd LA, Archibald J, Ferguson R.I. Reducing Risky Security Behaviours: Utilising Affective Feedback to Educate Users. Future Internet. 2014; 6(4):760-772.
Shepherd, L. A. Archibald, J. and Ferguson, R. I. (2014). Reducing risky security behaviours: utilising affective feedback to educate users, Proceedings of Cyberforensics 2014, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, pp7-14, 2014
Shepherd, L. A. Archibald, J. and Ferguson, R. I. (2013). Perception of risky security behaviour by users: survey of current approaches. Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8030,176-185
Shepherd, L. A. 2016. Enhancing security risk awareness in end-users via affective feedback. PhD, Abertay University, https://rke.abertay.ac.uk/en/studentTheses/enhancing-security-risk-awareness-in-end-users-via-affective-feed
Shepherd, L. A. 2011. Determining Identity on Mobile Phones Using Keystroke Analysis. MSc, Abertay University