Usability in computer security software

Claudio Casado Barragán, Miguel Palma Esquivel, Cristián Barría Huidobre, Cristián Rusu, Cesar Collazo, Clara Burbano

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Nowadays, where software features such as usability and security are considered ideal, there are currents that at the same time consider these two qualities as adverse, as increasing the standards of one, the other tends to decrease. It is because of the above that it is important to evaluate the usability characteristics in software that focus its operation in the area of information security, through a measurement instrument such as the evaluation heuristic, in order to know the level of usability In this type of software.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Technology – New Generations - 14th International Conference on Information Technology
EditorsShahram Latifi
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9783319549774
StatePublished - 2018
Event14th International Conference on Information Technology - New Generations, ITNG 2017 - Las Vegas, United States
Duration: 10 Apr 201712 Apr 2017

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
ISSN (Print)2194-5357


Conference14th International Conference on Information Technology - New Generations, ITNG 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas


  • Evaluation heuristics
  • Security
  • Usability


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