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Marios Belk

Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Data Analtytics

Usable Security, User Authentication, Human Cognition, Eye Tracking, Personalization, Intelligent User Interfaces

Marios Belk is a Lecturer in Cybersecurity and Data Analytics. He received a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus, with focus on usable security and cognitive-centered personalization systems. His Ph.D. work was ranked in the finalists of the ERCIM 2016 Cor Baayen Young Researcher Award Competition. Recently, he received an H2020 Seal of Excellence for a high-quality project proposal entitled “CogniPass – Cognition-centred Personalised Authentication Schemes”. In the past, he was appointed as a Marie Curie fellow at IDMind Systems Engineering in Lisbon, Portugal. His research work has been published in accredited scientific journals and conferences, e.g., ACM SIGCHI, ACM IUI, etc., including a best paper award and honorable mention as leading author at South-CHI ’more...

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  1. Katsini, Christina, Fidas, Christos, Raptis, George, Belk, Marios orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-6200-0178, Samaras, George and Avouris, Nikolaos (2018) Influences of Human Cognition and Visual Behavior on Password Strength during Picture Password Composition. In: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, ACM Press, April 21-26, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
  2. Belk, Marios orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-6200-0178, Fidas, Christos, Germanakos, Panagiotis and Samaras, George (2017) The Interplay between Humans, Technology and User Authentication: A Cognitive Processing Perspective. Computers in Human Behavior, 76 . pp. 184-200. ISSN 0747-5632