authentication

Better authentication: Password revolution by evolution

We explore the extent to which we can address three issues with passwords today: the weakness of user-chosen passwords, reuse of passwords across security domains, and the revocation of credentials.We do so while restricting ourselves to changing the …

Better authentication: Password revolution by evolution (Transcript of discussion)

The problem is that passwords are a rubbish way of authenticating, and there has been a lot of work trying to deal with this. One of the problems is that if you have a shared secret scheme then you need a different secret for every pair of things. …