Password memorability and security: empirical results

Jeff Yan, Alan Blackwell, Ross Anderson, Alasdair Grant

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract / Description of output

Users rarely choose passwords that are both hard to guess and easy to remember. To determine how to help users choose good passwords, the authors performed a controlled trial of the effects of giving users different kinds of advice. Some of their results challenge the established wisdom.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)25-31
Number of pages7
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2004

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Password memorability and security: empirical results'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this