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Teach users tricks for password creation

Users can be taught to create memorable but still secure passwords.

An excellent example can be found in [Sasse et al., 2001], where passwords are related to opinions regarding Star Trek characters. The statement, ``Me, I am NOT impressed by Seven of Nine" becomes the password ``m,IaNib7" - reasonably strong, yet still memorable. Any memorable phrase can be used for this purpose. Song lyrics work particularly well for many people, and most people can recall many different songs.



Terri 2004-01-05