The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management

  title={The Identity Crisis. Security, Privacy and Usability Issues in Identity Management},
  author={Gergely Alp{\'a}r and Jaap-Henk Hoepman and Johanneke Siljee},
This paper studies the current ‘identity crisis’ caused by the substantial security, privacy and usability shortcomings encountered in existing systems for identity management. Some of these issues are well known, while others are much less understood. This paper brings them together in a single, comprehensive study and proposes recommendations to resolve or to mitigate the problems. Some of these problems cannot be solved without substantial research and development effort. 
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