Human Skills for More Secure Behaviour
Authors: Cecilie Wian

Date: November 19 2018
Publication: PasswordsCon 2018 Stockholm
Source: Currently no known Internet copy of paper.

Abstract or Summary:
Human users make bad passwords. Humans struggle to remember passwords, leading them to use common phrases, shorten passwords, and reuse passwords. Making passwords even more insecure.

We know what people are bad at, but what are they good at?

In my presentation I will discuss why user interfaces invites to bad password practices, before moving on to talk about human skills that can be used to shape users actions into more secure behavior. Note: Video of presentation:

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