Making Passwords Secure and Usable

@inproceedings{Adams1997MakingPS,
  title={Making Passwords Secure and Usable},
  author={Anne Adams and M. Sasse and P. Lunt},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
  year={1997}
}
  • Anne Adams, M. Sasse, P. Lunt
  • Published in BCS HCI 1997
  • Computer Science
  • To date, system research has focused on designing security mechanisms to protect systems access although their usability has rarely been investigated. This paper reports a study in which users’ perceptions of password mechanisms were investigated through questionnaires and interviews. Analysis of the questionnaires shows that many users report problems, linked to the number of passwords and frequency of password use. In-depth analysis of the interview data revealed that the degree to which… CONTINUE READING

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