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Is FacePIN Secure and Usable?

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Paul Dunphy, Dr Jeff Yan


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Personal identification numbers (PINs) and hardware tokens are often used together for authentication purposes, e.g., in financial transactions with ATM machines. However, many people cannot remember their PINs. This has caused insecure practice, extra management cost, or both. In this paper, we evaluate FacePIN, a solution proposed to improve the security and memorability of the PIN scheme.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Dunphy P, Yan J

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 3rd Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS)

Year of Conference: 2007

Pages: 165-166

Publisher: ACM Press


DOI: 10.1145/1280680.1280710

Notes: Poster Session

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Series Title: ACM International Conference Proceedings

ISBN: 9781595938015