A conceptual framework for evaluating usable security in authentication mechanisms - usability perspectives

@article{Mihajlov2011ACF,
  title={A conceptual framework for evaluating usable security in authentication mechanisms - usability perspectives},
  author={Martin Mihajlov and Saso Josimovski and Borka Jerman-Blazic},
  journal={2011 5th International Conference on Network and System Security},
  year={2011},
  pages={332-336}
}
Little research has been focused on the balance between usability and security in authentication mechanisms when evaluating the effectiveness of these systems. Most of the current authentication mechanisms rely on character-based passwords with a number of alternative suggestions claiming to improve some usability aspects of the authentication mechanism concept. This paper presents a conceptual framework for assessing usable security in authentication mechanisms with the purpose of guiding the… CONTINUE READING