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NISTIR 8040

Measuring the Usability and Security of Permuted Passwords on Mobile Platforms

Date Published: April 2016

Author(s)

Kristen Greene (NIST), John Kelsey (NIST), Joshua Franklin (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

authentication; mobile devices; onscreen keyboards; password entry; password generation; password permutation; security-usability balance; text entry; usable security
Control Families

Identification and Authentication; System and Communications Protection

Documentation

Publication:
NISTIR 8040 (DOI)
Local Download

Supplemental Material:
None available

Document History:
04/25/16: NISTIR 8040 (Final)

Topics

Security and Privacy
authentication; usability

Technologies
mobile