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Summit ’19 Session spotlight: Design for Security

As we countdown to our annual Summit ’19, our two day conference on all things product leadership, digital and product design, and front-end development, we’re highlighting great sessions you can expect there.

If you like what you see, then why not get along? It’s in Sydney on October 31 and November 1. With a carefully curated program that covers every aspect of delivering modern digital products, Web Directions Summit is the only conference for your entire product team.

Serena Chen
Serena Chen
Product Designer

Design for Security

Today, the internet owns our lives. Every website and app we touch knows us: our personal information, our inane ramblings, our deepest secrets. Security has never been more crucial, yet it’s a rare topic outside of ISM teams and hackers. And through the design lens, it’s completely missing.

Good user experience design is necessary for good security. We can craft paths of least resistance that match paths of most security. We can educate our users on what is good practice and what is security theater. We can build secure flows that are usable, not obstructive or annoying.

Serena Chen

Serena Chen is a professional pixel-pusher focused on security, privacy and trust. She is an ex-physicist/mathematician, one-time teen magazine founder, and hacker at heart. She cares deeply about using technology to build a fairer, kinder, and better world.

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