Issue No.05 - September-October (2004 vol.2)
Alan , Cambridge University
Jeff Yan , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Alasdair , Cambridge University
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2004.81
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.
passwords, security, usability
Alan , Jeff Yan, Alasdair , "Password Memorability and Security: Empirical Results", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.2, no. 5, pp. 25-31, September-October 2004, doi:10.1109/MSP.2004.81