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IJMMS
2007
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9 years 11 months ago
Improving password security and memorability to protect personal and organizational information
Personal information and organizational information need to be protected, which requires that only authorized users gain access to the information. The most commonly used method f...
Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Robert W. Proctor, Abhilasha Bha...
JCSS
2006
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9 years 11 months ago
Password-based authentication and key distribution protocols with perfect forward secrecy
In an open networking environment, a workstation usually needs to identify its legal users for providing its services. Kerberos provides an efficient approach whereby a trusted th...
Hung-Min Sun, Her-Tyan Yeh
AINA
2008
IEEE
10 years 1 months ago
Keep Passwords Away from Memory: Password Caching and Verification Using TPM
TPM is able to provide strong secure storage for sensitive data such as passwords. Although several commercial password managers have used TPM to cache passwords, they are not cap...
Hua Wang, Yao Guo, Xia Zhao, Xiangqun Chen
USS
2008
10 years 2 months ago
Digital Objects as Passwords
Security proponents heavily emphasize the importance of choosing a strong password (one with high entropy). Unfortunately, by design, most humans are apparently incapable of gener...
Mohammad Mannan, Paul C. van Oorschot
SP
1999
IEEE
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10 years 4 months ago
Software Smart Cards via Cryptographic Camouflage
A sensitive point in public key cryptography is how to protect the private key. We outline a method of protecting private keys using cryptographic camouflage. Specifically, we do ...
Douglas N. Hoover, B. N. Kausik
ICIAR
2010
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
Can Background Baroque Music Help to Improve the Memorability of Graphical Passwords?
Graphical passwords have been proposed as an alternative to alphanumeric passwords with their advantages in usability and security. However, they still tend to follow predictable p...
Haichang Gao, Xiuling Chang, Zhongjie Ren, Uwe Aic...
ICALP
2005
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
Password-Based Encryption Analyzed
Abstract. The use of passwords in security protocols is particularly delicate because of the possibility of off-line guessing attacks. We study password-based protocols in the cont...
Martín Abadi, Bogdan Warinschi
CCS
2005
ACM
10 years 5 months ago
Fast dictionary attacks on passwords using time-space tradeoff
Human-memorable passwords are a mainstay of computer security. To decrease vulnerability of passwords to bruteforce dictionary attacks, many organizations enforce complicated pass...
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov
ACSAC
2005
IEEE
10 years 5 months ago
Graphical Passwords: A Survey
The most common computer authentication method is to use alphanumerical usernames and passwords. This method has been shown to have significant drawbacks. For example, users tend ...
Xiaoyuan Suo, Ying Zhu, G. Scott Owen
IEEECIT
2006
IEEE
10 years 5 months ago
One Touch Logon: Replacing Multiple Passwords with Single Fingerprint Recognition
— User authentication is still heavily reliant on the use of passwords, and the security problems associated with passwords are becoming more and more serious. The main causes of...
Beomsoo Park, Sungjin Hong, Jaewook Oh, Heejo Lee,...
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