Dr Nicholas Micallef

Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Engineering and Information Technology
UNSW Canberra Cyber
+61 2 626 89567
  • PUBLICATIONS

Journal articles

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2018, 'Security questions education: exploring gamified features and functionalities', Information and Computer Security, vol. 26, pp. 365 - 378, 10.1108/ICS-03-2018-0033

Conference Papers

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'A Gamified Approach to Improve Users’ Memorability of Fallback Authentication', in A Gamified Approach to Improve Users’ Memorability of Fallback Authentication, The 13th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), Santa Clara, CA, presented at The 13th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS), Santa Clara, CA, 12 - 14 July 2017, https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/soups2017/way2017-micallef.pdf

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'Changing users' security behaviour towards security questions: A game based learning approach', in 2017 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), Canberra, Australia, presented at Military Communications and Information Systems Conference (MilCIS), Canberra, Australia, 14 - 16 November 2017, 10.1109/MilCIS.2017.8190424

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'A Serious Game Design: Nudging Users' Memorability of Security Questions', in Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Hobart, Tasmania, presented at Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Hobart, Tasmania, 04 - 06 December 2017

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'A Model for Enhancing Human Behaviour with Security Questions: A Theoretical Perspective', in Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Hobart, Tasmania, presented at Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS 2017), Hobart, Tasmania, 04 - 06 December 2017

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'Involving Users in the Design of a Serious Game for Security Questions Education', in Proceedings of the Eleventh International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance, HAISA 2017, Eleventh International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance, HAISA 2017, Adelaide, Australia, presented at Eleventh International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance, HAISA 2017, Adelaide, Australia, 28 - 30 November 2017

Micallef N; Just M; Baillie L; Alharby M, 2017, 'Stop annoying me! an empirical investigation of the usability of app privacy notifications', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, pp. 371 - 375, presented at , 10.1145/3152771.3156139

Micallef N; Arachchilage NAG, 2017, 'Changing users' security behaviour towards security questions: A game based learning approach', in 2017 Military Communications and Information Systems Conference, MilCIS 2017 - Proceedings, pp. 1 - 6, presented at , 10.1109/MilCIS.2017.8190424

Micallef N; Baillie L; Uzor S, 2016, 'Time to exercise! An aide-memoire stroke app for post-stroke arm rehabilitation', in Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, MobileHCI 2016, pp. 112 - 123, presented at , 10.1145/2935334.2935338

Micallef N; Just M; Baillie L; Halvey M; Kayacik HG, 2015, 'Why aren't users using protection? Investigating the usability of smartphone locking', in MobileHCI 2015 - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, pp. 284 - 294, presented at , 10.1145/2785830.2785835

Micallef N; Kayacik HG; Just M; Baillie L; Aspinall D, 2015, 'Sensor use and usefulness: Trade-offs for data-driven authentication on mobile devices', in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications, PerCom 2015, pp. 189 - 197, presented at , 10.1109/PERCOM.2015.7146528

Kayacik HG; Just M; Baillie L; Aspinall D; Micallef N, 2014, 'Data driven authentication: On the effectiveness of user behaviour modelling with mobile device sensors', in Data driven authentication: On the effectiveness of user behaviour modelling with mobile device sensors, Mobile Security Technologies (MoST), San Jose, CA, USA, presented at Mobile Security Technologies (MoST), San Jose, CA, USA, 17 - 17 May 2014, https://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1410/1410.7743.pdf

Micallef N; Just M; Baillie L; Kayacik G, 2013, 'Non-intrusive and transparent authentication on smart phones (extended abstract)', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 271 - 272, presented at , 10.1007/978-3-642-38908-5_22

Micallef N; Just M; Baillie L; Kayacik G, 2013, '"Stop questioning me!": Towards optimizing user involvement during data collection on mobile devices', in MobileHCI 2013 - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, pp. 588 - 593, presented at , 10.1145/2493190.2494426

Micallef N; Just M, 2011, 'Using avatars for improved authentication with challenge questions', in SECURWARE 2011 - 5th International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies, pp. 121 - 124, presented at

Micallef N; Montebello M, 2007, 'The deployment of major principles of pervasive computing on wearable devices', in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 07, pp. 250 - 253, presented at