Security myths and passwords

Monday, 24 April 2006, 12:44 AM EST

Consider the underlying role of passwords: authentication. Good authentication is intended to support access control, accountability and (in some cases) accounting. Passwords provide a cost-effective and user-familiar form of authentication. However, they have a number of failure modes depending on where they are used and the threats arrayed against them.

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