Mattia Mossano, M.Sc. M.A.

Mattia Mossano, M.Sc. M.A.

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Curriculum Vitae

Mattia Mossano has been working as a research assistant at SECUSO since December 2019. Before joining KIT, he completed his master's degree in cognitive science at the School of Informatics University of Edinburgh. The thesis dealt with the investigation of general advice against phishing attacks found on various public websites. He also wrote a master's thesis in philosophy at the University of Genoa, which criticized the use of evolutionary algorithms to generate general AIs.

Research interests

  • Anti-phishing training
  • User awareness material
  • URL readability enhancement
  • Accessible cybersecurity

Teaching

2021
  • Organiser SECUSO Research Seminar
  • WiSe: Praktikum "Security, Usability, und Society"
  • SoSe: Praktikum "Security, Usability, und Society"
2020
  • Organiser SECUSO Research Seminar
  • SoSe: Praktikum "Security, Usability, und Society"

Co-supervision

Bachelor Thesis
  • Rozalina Doneva  (supervised by Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer, Prof. Dr. Jörn Müller-Quade and Mattia Mossano): Development and Evaluation of Interventions to Motivate Users to Take Security Protection Measures (May 2021)

Scientific Services

Reviewing activities

  • EuroUSEC 2020

Talks

Security and Privacy for Everyone
Nacht der Wissenschaft - Online
26th November 2021

SMILE - Smart eMaIl Link domain Extractor
Security, Privacy, Organizations, and Systems Engineering (SPOSE) - Online
8th October 2021

Analysis of publicly available anti-phishing webpages: contradicting information, lack of concrete advice and very narrow attack vector
European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC) - Online
7th September 2020

Publications


SMILE - Smart eMaIl Link domain Extractor.
Mossano, M.; Berens, B.; Heller, P.; Beckmann, C.; Aldag, L.; Mayer, P.; Volkamer, M.
2021. 3rd Workshop on Security, Privacy, Organizations, and Systems Engineering (SPOSE). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137680
Reporting on insights gained into UK citizens’ perceptions of contactless card risks.
Aldag, L.; Renaud, K.; Berens, B.; Düzgün, R.; Mossano, M.; Volkamer, M.
2020. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137542
How to Increase Smart Home Security and Privacy Risk Perception.
Duezguen, R.; Mayer, P.; Berens, B.; Beckmann, C.; Aldag, L.; Mossano, M.; Volkamer, M.; Strufe, T.
2021. 20th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom), 18 - 20 Augus 2021, Shenyang, China
Analysis of publicly available anti-phishing webpages: contradicting information, lack of concrete advice and very narrow attack vector.
Mossano, M.; Vaniea, K.; Aldag, L.; Düzgün, R.; Mayer, P.; Volkamer, M.
2020. IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy 2020, (EuroS&PW) - The 5th European Workshop on Usable Security, September 7, 2020, Online (ursprünglich: June 15, 2020, Genova, Italy), 130–139, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/EuroSPW51379.2020.00026
An investigation of phishing awareness and education over time: When and how to best remind users.
Reinheimer, B. M.; Aldag, L.; Mayer, P.; Mossano, M.; Düzgün, R.; Lofthouse, B.; von Landesberger, T.; Volkamer, M.
2020. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020) : August 10-11, 2020, 259–284, Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX)