Over the years I have performed a number of professional activites, ranging from giving invited talks, organising workshops, providing expert reviews, to serving on program committees for conferences.

Online Articles

Does the Future of Digital Identity Offer Us Greater Security and Convenient Experiences? 2022. Published on: OneSpan Blog and Help Net Security
Blockchain and Decentralized Identity: How Transparency Can Improve Identity Verification for Banks. 2020. Published on: OneSpan Blog and on Finance Derivative.

Media Quotes

Cryptocurrency investor who lost $24 million in SIM swap attack to have his day in court. 2019. Finextra
AT&T Faces Court Showdown Over $224m SIM Swap Case. 2019. InfoSecurity Magazine
Haptic code-entry makes PINs a touch harder to steal. 2011. New Scientist
Enter your PIN using only eye movements. 2007. New Scientist


Dunphy, P., Kim,D. Nicholson, J., Nicholson, J., Hook,J., Briggs, P., Olivier,P. 2011. Observation-resistant authentication method using finger pressure determination. UK Patent GB2476822. Google Patents
Heiner, A. Dunphy, P. 2009. User Authentication. U.S. Patent No.US8843755B2. Google Patents

Invited Talks

Avast Research Lab - Digital Identity Research - Scene Setting and Selected Challenges
Fraunhofer AISec - USP Day 2022 - Will Identity Wallets Provide User-Centred Privacy?
University of Bonn (Privacy and Security in Ubiquitous Computing Group) - Trusted Identity and Distributed Ledger Technology
Bournemouth University (Department of Computing and Informatics) - Understanding Crowdsourcing and CCTV
University College London (Information Security Group) - A Research Agenda for Usable Security
UK Payments Council - Financial Services and Technologies for people on a low income
Glasgow Caledonian University (Interactive and Trustworthy Technologies Group) - From Usable Security to Experience-centred Security
Royal Holloway (Information Security Group) - Usable Privacy and Security at the Culture Lab
University of York (HCI group) - Designing Multi-touch Interaction
Microsoft Research Cambridge (Socio-Digital Systems Group. Now called Human Experience and Design Group) - Usable Security
Tsinghua University (Institute of HCI and Media Integration) - “Graphical Passwords and Image Processing”
Nokia Research (Trustworthy Communications and Identities group) - Field Trial of a Mobile User Authentication System

Technical Program Committee Membership

Workshop on Blockchain Dependability (WBD 2019) (at 38th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems - Program Committee
Workshop on Blockchain Dependability (WBD 2018) (at 14th European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC) - Program Committee
CHI 2017 - Associate Chair (AC)
CHI 2016 - Associate Chair (AC)
CHI 2015 - Associate Chair (AC)
SOUPS 2015 - Program Committee
Workshop on Middleware for a Smarter Use of Electric Energy (MidSEE) (at NetSys 2015) - Program Committee
MobileHCI 2014 - Posters Program Committee
Workshop on Inconspicuous Interaction (at CHI 2014) - Program Committee
TRUST 2013 - Program Committee (Socio-technical strand)
MobileHCI 2013 - Posters Program Committee
Designing Interactive Secure Systems (workshop at BCS HCI 2012) - Program Committee
Workshop on Security and Privacy in Spontaneous Interaction and Mobile Phone Use (at Pervasive 2012)
- Program Committee
Workshop on Security and Privacy in Spontaneous Interaction and Mobile Phone Use (at Pervasive 2011) - Program Committee
LocalTrust 2010 (workshop at IFIPTM 2010) - Program Committee

Workshop/Conference Organisation

HCI for Blockchain: Studying, Designing, Critiquing and Envisioning Distributed Ledger Technologies (at ACM CHI 2018) - Workshop Organiser
Health, Wealth and Identity Theft: designing and evaluating usable privacy and security mechanisms for online happiness (at BCS HCI 2011) - Workshop Organiser
New Security Paradigms Workshop 2015 - Publicity Chair
British HCI 2014 - Work in Progress co-chair
Mobile HCI 2013 - Tutorial co-chair
Pervasive 2012 - Poster co-chair
DIS 2012 - Student Volunteer co-chair