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Issue No. 05 - September-October (2004 vol. 2)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 25-31
Ross , Cambridge University
Alasdair , Cambridge University
Jeff Yan , Chinese University of Hong Kong
Alan , Cambridge University
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
passwords, security, usability
CITATION
Ross , Alasdair , Jeff Yan, Alan , "Password Memorability and Security: Empirical Results", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 2, no. , pp. 25-31, September-October 2004, doi:10.1109/MSP.2004.81
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