Johnny's Journey Toward Usable Secure Email

Scott Ruoti and Kent Seamons

Since the publication of Why Johnny Can't Encrypt there has been interest in creating usable, secure email that is adoptable by the general public. In this article, we summarize research from the usable-security community on this topic, identify open problems, and call for more research on usable key management.

Scott Ruoti and Kent Seamons. 2019. Johnny's journey toward usable secure email. In IEEE Security & Privacy, Vol. 17, No. 6, pages 72–76, November/December 2019. IEEE.