Our work examines how a wave of new connected devices are entering the home.
Toys That Listen: A Study of Parents, Children, and Internet-Connected Toys
With an intended audience of designers and regulators, this project brings an interdisciplinary group of experts together to build a set of consumer protection best practices for design and user control of connected devices in the home. This paper was presented at CHI ’17: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.Research Paper News
Tyche: A Risk-Based Permission Model for Smart Homes
In this paper, presented at the 2018 IEEE Cybersecurity Development Conference (SecDev 2018), a team with Lab researchers presents Tyche, a secure development methodology to limit the risk that apps pose to smart home users.Research Paper
Rethinking Access Control and Authentication for the Home Internet of Things
Computing is transitioning from single-user devices to the Internet of Things, in which multiple users with complex social relationships interact with a single device. In this paper from the 12th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT 2018), a team with Lab researchers begin re-envisioning access control and authentication for such settings in the home IoT.Research Paper