Celeste Lyn Paul

Celeste is a computer scientist and researcher focused on understanding human factors in security operations. She works for the government, has been speaking on technology for over 10 years, and earned her Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from UMBC.

Papers

Toward Integrated Tactical Operations for Red/Blue Cyber Defense Teams J. M. Haney, and C. L. Paul. SOUPS Workshop on Security Information Workers, 2018.
Cyber Operations Stress Survey (COSS): Studying fatigue, frustration, and cognitive workload in cybersecurity operations J. Dykstra, and C. L. Paul. USENIX Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test, 2018.
Understanding Operator Fatigue, Frustration, and Cognitive Workload in Tactical Cybersecurity Operations C. L. Paul, and J. Dykstra. Journal of Information Warfare, 16, (2), 1-11, 2017.
Human-Centered Study of a Network Operations Center: Experience Report and Lessons Learned C. L. Paul. ACM CCS Workshop on Security Information Workers, 39-42, 2014.
A Taxonomy of Cyber Awareness Questions for the User-Centered Design of Cyber Situation Awareness C. L. Paul, and K. Whitley. International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust, 145-154, 2013.
A Field Study of User Perception and Behavior of Smartcard Use in Multi-factor Authentication C. L. Paul, E. Morse, A. Zhang, Y. Choong, and M. Theofanos. IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 1-17, 2011.

Media

Black Hat USA 2018: Stress and Hacking: Understanding Cognitive Stress in Tactical Cyber Operations
Cyber Operations Stress Survey (COSS): Studying fatigue, frustration, and cognitive workload in cybersecurity operations