Kholoud Althobaiti

I am Kholoud Althobaiti (Pronounced as Kolood).  I am interested in usable security research with focus on phishing. currently, I am interested in focusing on understanding phishing from organizational point of view .

I am an Assistant Professor at the college of computer science and information technology at the Taif University. I got both my BSc and MSc degrees in computer since with the focus in my MSc degree on cyber security and privacy. My PhD project is an exploration of the human-based detection and management of phishing attack.



A Case Study of Phishing Incident Response in an Educational Organization
K. Althobaiti, A. Jenkins, K. Vaniea; In Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing 2021
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I Don’t Need an Expert! Making URL Phishing Features Human Comprehensible
K. Althobaiti, N. Meng, K. Vaniea; In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI21), 2021
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A Review of Human- and Computer-Facing URL Phishing Feature.
K. Althobaiti, G Rummani, K. Vaniea; In the European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC), 2019. 
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Faheem: Explaining URLs to people using a Slack bot.
K. Althobaiti, S. Zheng, K. Vaniea; In Symposium on Digital Behaviour Intervention for Cyber Security (AISB), 2018.
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Random walk with jumps: A new query search method based on analysing Gnutella protocol. 
K. Althobaiti, S. J. Alotaibi, H. Alqahtani, In World Congress on Internet Security (WorldCIS), 2015.