People prefer to authenticate for account access with facts rather than passwords

Study: Perceptions About Passwords
Date: March 2006

In addition to verifying your identity from personal facts, do you think the company should ask you to recall a unique password before allowing you to have access to your private accounts? (n=536)
  • 41%
  • Yes
  • 59%
  • No

    If you said no, why not? Please check the top two answers only.
  • 63%
  • It is inconvenient for me to remember passwords.
  • 60%
  • Passwords are not necessary if the company has other ways of determining who I am.
  • 42%
  • I don't think using a password would increase my security.
  • 24%
  • I don't trust the company to keep my passwords private.

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