About the group

The research group, headed by Dr. Eran Toch, is working on various projects that revolve around human-computer interaction and computational analysis of human behavior, applying this knowledge to solve…

New paper accepted for publication

We are all very happy to announce that our multi-authored paper: “Privacy by Designers: Software Developers’ Privacy Mindset” was accepted to Empirical Software Engineering. The paper, a collaborative work led…

Privacy by Design Workshop: Can Engineers and Organizations do it?

All are invited to our 3-day ​privacy-by-design ​workshop​, in Israel between April ​25th and April 27​. The workshop, sponsored by the Israel National Fund​​, will include three days, each…

Congratulations to Lena for successfully defending her Master’s Thesis

We are very happy to announce that Yelena (Lena) Petrykina had successfully defended her Master’s thesis, “Incentivizing Users to Follow Information Security Practices”.  Lena had developed a personal…

The group in CSCW

We are presenting couple of things at the upcoming 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017), held this year in Portland, Oregon, USA. Eran…

Congratulations to Netta Reger

Congratulations to Netta Reger, who had successfully defended her thesis “Protecting Privacy in Personalized Genomic Databases”. Netta’s thesis was co-advised by Eran and by Noam Shomron from the Sackler…

Lecture at the 5th Kinneret Conference for Software Engineering Education

On Tuesday, 21.2.2017, Oshrat Ayalon will present our research in the 5th Kinneret Conference for Software Engineering Education. In the research, with Michael Birnhack and Irit Hadar, we tried to…

New paper accepted to ACM Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST)

We have a new paper accepted to ACM Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST): “Analyzing and Optimizing Access Control Choice Architectures in Online Social Networks”. The paper’s writing was led…