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What’s a Special Character Anyway? Effects of Ambiguous Terminology in Password Rules

Published: September 01, 2016

Author(s)

Yee-Yin Choong (NIST), Kristen Greene (NIST)

Conference

Name: 2016 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting
Dates: September 19-23, 2016
Location: Washington, DC, United States
Citation: Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, vol. 60, pp. 760-764

Abstract

Keywords

human factors; password language; password policies; password requirements; usability; usable security; user experience
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Documentation

Publication:
Conference Proceedings (DOI)

Supplemental Material:
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Topics

Security and Privacy
authentication; usability