Susanne Furman is a cognitive scientist in the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Visualization and Usability Group. She works on and investigates usability for both cybersecurity and biometric devices for agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Previously she worked at the US Department of Health and Human Services and ran the usability program that. She also worked as a usability engineer for IBM and GE. She has a PhD in Applied Experimental Psychology Human Factors from George Mason University.
Contactless Fingerprint Device Usability Test, March 2017, Susanne Furman, Brian Stanton, Mary Theofanos, John Libert, John Grantham. https://www.nist.gov/publications/contactless-fingerprint-devices-usability-test
Usability Testing of Contactless Fingerprint Device: Part 1, December 2016. Brian Stanton, Mary Theofanos, Susanne Furman, John Libert, Shahram Orandi, John Grantham. https://www.nist.gov/publications/usability-testing-contactless-fingerprint-device-part-1
Usability Testing of Contactless Fingerprint Device Part 2, December 2016. Brian Stanton, Mary Theofanos, Susanne Furman, Patrick Grother. https://www.nist.gov/publications/usability-testing-contactless-fingerprint-device-part-2
Preserving Privacy - More than Reading a Message, (2014). Susanne Furman & Mary Theofanos. Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. https://csrc.nist.gov/pubs/conference/2014/06/22/preserving-privacy-more-than-reading-a-message/final
Internet of Things = All Research
User Perception and Experiences with Smart Home Updates, (2023) Julie Haney and Susanne Furman, IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy.
Smart Home Device Loss of Support: Consumer Perspectives and Preferences, (2023). Julie Haney and Susanne Furman. 5th International Conference on HCI for Cybersecurity, Privacy and Trust affiliated conference at HCI International
Consumer Perspectives on Loss of Support for Smart Home Devices, (2022). Julie Haney & Susanne Furman. 6th Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro '22).
Prettyman, S., Furman, S., Theofanos, M., & Stanton, B., (2015). Privacy and Security in the Brave New World: The Use of Multiple Mental Models. In Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust (pp. 260-270). Springer International Publishing.
It's the Company, the Government, You and I: User perceptions of Responsibility for Smart Home Privacy and Security. Julie Haney, Yasemin Acar, & Susanne Furman. USENIX Security Symposium (2021)
Furman, S., & Theofanos, M. (2014). Preserving Privacy - More Than Reading a Message. In Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Design for All and Accessibility Practice (pp. 14-25). Springer International Printing.
Furman, S., Theofanos, M., & Wald, H., (2014). Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 3: Interim Steps. NISTIR 7990, March 2014.
Furman, S., Theofanos, M., (2013). Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 1: Project Introduction and Existing Standards. NISTIR 7889, August 2013.
Furman, S., Theofanos, M., & Chapman, S. (2013). Human Engineering Design Criteria Standards Part 2: Methodology and Interview Results. NISTIR 7934, March 2013.
Furman, S., Theofanos, M., Choong, Y., & Stanton, B. (March-April, 2012). Basing Cybersecurity Training on User Perceptions. IEEE Security and Privacy, (2), 40-49.
Furman, S.M., Boehm-Davis, D.A., & Holt, R.W. (June 2002). A look at programmers communicating through their programs. Journal of the Washington Academy of Science, 88, #2, 73-88.
Blatt, J., & Furman, S., (1998). Residence Locations of Drivers Involved in Fatal Crashes. Journal of Accident Analysis and Prevention, 30, 703-711.
Cohen, S.L., Furman, S., Crouse, M., & Kroner, A.L. (1990). Response strength in open and closed economies. Learning and Motivation, 21 (3), 316-339.
Report to Congress - Review of Ten State Highway Safety Assessment. Smith, M. & Furman, S. (1991).
Report to Congress - Review of Highway Safety Assessment. LaHeist, W., & Furman, S. (1997)
B.A., Psychology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 1988
M.A., Applied Experimental Psychology, George Mason University, 1990
Ph.D., Applied Experimental Psychology Human Factors, George Mason University, 1997