CEC Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches and Lectures

Title

Factors of password-based authentication

Event Location / Date(s)

Chicago, IL / 2013

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Presentation Date

1-1-2013

Conference Name / Publication Title

Proceedings of the American Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS) 2013, Information Systems Security, Assurance, and Privacy Track

First Page

1

Last Page

9

Description

Organizations continue to rely on password-based authentication methods to control access to many Web-based systems. This research study developed a benchmarking instrument intended to assess authentication methods used in Web-based information systems (IS. This approach explored how authentication practices can be measured in three component areas: 1) password strength requirements, 2) password usage methods, and 3) password reset requirements. This report explores the criteria that are required to define these component areas.

Comments

Conference website: http://aisel.aisnet.org/amcis2013/

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