George Chalhoub is a doctoral student in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, and part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security. George's doctoral research is supported by the Information Commissioner's Office and explores the application of user experience (UX) principles in the security and privacy design of smart homes. During his doctoral studies, George completed an internship at Microsoft Research.
He received his BS in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics at the Lebanese American University in 2017. He obtained his MSc in Computer Science from the school of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton in 2018, in collaboration with Lloyd's Register. He previously worked as a Cyber Security Analyst and is an Expert Contributor at Oxford Analytica.
George worked with Lord John Alderdice to provide technical assistance in the management of the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict (CRIC). He previously worked as a Web and Peace at Oxford Web Administrator at the Department of Politics and International Relations. He was the webmaster of the Competitive Computer Security Society and the Oxford Fintech & Legaltech Society.
"It did not give me an option to decline": A Longitudinal Analysis of the User Experience of Security and Privacy in Smart Home Products
George Chalhoub‚ Martin J. Kraemer‚ Norbert Nthala and Ivan Flechais
In 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021). ACM. May, 2021.
Innovation Inaction or In Action? The Role of User Experience in the Security and Privacy Design of Smart Home Cameras
George Chalhoub‚ Ivan Flechais‚ Norbert Nthala and Ruba Abu−Salma
In Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020). USENIX Association. August, 2020.
"Alexa‚ are you spying on me?": Exploring the Effect of User Experience on the Security and Privacy of Smart Speaker Users
George Chalhoub and Ivan Flechais
In 22nd International Conference on Human−Computer Interaction (HCII 2020). Springer. July, 2020.