A Taxonomy to Classify Risk End-User Profile in Interaction with the Computing Environment

  • Karla Susiane Pereira
  • Eduardo FeitosaEmail author
  • Tayana Conte
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9750)


The objective of this paper to summarize the current knowledge in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and Information Security (IS) areas regarding the classification of the end-user profile and present a new taxonomy to classify risk end-user profile in interaction with the computing environment in the information security perspective. A systematic mapping study was performed to assess the taxonomy of end-users. From an initial set of 105 papers based on string search, we conducted and selected a total of 21 papers. After the full reading of these 21 papers, only 02 papers were selected and 01 new paper were manually added. The results obtained allowed us to identify gap profiles of end-users related to the risk they cause to the computing environment. Thus, we propose a taxonomy to classify risk end-user profile in interaction with the computing environment.


Risk end-user Taxonomy, Computing environment 



We would like to acknowledge the financial support granted by CAPES (Coordination for Improvement of Higher Education Personnel).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Karla Susiane Pereira
    • 1
  • Eduardo Feitosa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tayana Conte
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computing (ICOMP)Federal University of Amazonas (UFAM)ManausBrazil

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