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June 13-15, 2023
Heinz College
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA (USA)

Heinz College

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The sixteenth Workshop on Security and Human Behavior (SHB) brings together computer scientists, security engineers, economists, psychologists, and other scholars interested in understanding security and human behavior. The Workshop's goal is to discuss, in an informal and interdisciplinary setting, issues where security, psychological, and behavioral sciences interact. The scope is broad: topics we covered in the past include the misperception of risk, security usability, deception, security and privacy decision making - and so forth.

The Workshop does not have a formal paper submission process. Participation in the Workshop is by invitation. Everybody who attends also participates in the discussion. Invited scholars do not need to prepare a new manuscript for the Workshop; rather, they are encouraged to present their current (or their favorite, or their most representative) research, which - given the eclectic and engaging nature of the group - usually stimulates interesting discussions, and has frequently generated new joint research projects.

For more information, please see the preliminary program and the list of participants.

We hope you will enjoy SHB 2023.

Program Chairs: Alessandro Acquisti, Ross Anderson, and Bruce Schneier

Important dates

Conference Registration: Please register by April 20th

Hotel Registration: See the Travel page

Workshop: June 14-15, 2023 (with reception on the evening of June 13). The Workshop will end at 5pm on the 15th - please plan to attend the entire Workshop.

Hosts and sponsors

SHB 2023 is hosted by the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. We are extremely grateful to the Heinz College and Carnegie Mellon CyLab, for generously sponsoring this event, and to the National Science Foundation for sponsoring Travel grants for students (please see details on our Travel page).

Background information

For background and more links, see also Ross Anderson's Economics and Security Resource Page and Alessandro Acquisti's page on the Economics of Privacy.