UCL Lunch Hour Lecture: : The End of Passwords

Speaker: Professor Angela Sasse, Computer Science
UCL Contact: Catherine Dean (Visitors from outside UCL please email in advance).
Date/Time: 25 Feb 14, 13:15 - 14:15
Venue: The Darwin Lecture Theatre
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Access via Malet Place


Passwords have been used for around 40 years to authenticate people to computer systems, and nowadays on phones and touchscreen devices. This lecture will explain why most people today struggle with them, and why, contrary to received security wisdom, strong passwords do not necessarily mean good security for stakeholders and organisations. What might be the likely replacement?