About me

I am 2nd year PhD student at CISPA, Saarland University. My advisor is Michael Backes . My research interest includes usable security, developer-centric security, and applied machine learning in security.


Short Text, Large Effect: Measuring the Impact of User Reviews on Android App Security & Privacy [PDF] [BibTeX]
Duc Cuong Nguyen, Erik Derr,   Michael BackesSven Bugiel. In 40th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP'19) [to appear], IEEE. 2019.
A Stitch in Time: Supporting Android Developers in Writing Secure Code [PDF] [BibTeX]
Duc Cuong Nguyen, Dominik Wermke, Yasemin Acar, Michael Backes, Charles Weir, Sascha Fahl. In 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS'17), ACM. 2017.
Lessons Learned from Using an Online Platform to Conduct Large-Scale, Online Controlled Security Experiments with Software Developers [PDF] [BibTeX]
Christian Stransky, Yasemin Acar, Duc Cuong Nguyen, Dominik Wermke, Elissa M. Redmiles, Doowon Kim, Michael Backes, Simson Garfinkel, Michelle Mazurek, Sascha Fahl. In 10th Workshop on Cyber Security Experimentation and Test (CSET) 17, USENIX. 2017.


  • AddressCISPA, E9 1, Room 3.15, Saarland University, Germany
  • e-mailduc.nguyen[at]cispa.saarland
  • Phone +49 681 302 71954