Despite countless attempts and near-universal desire to replace passwords, they're more widely used than ever. Th e authors assert that, in many instances, passwords are the best-fi t solution and suggest better means to concretely identify actual requirements and weight their relative importance in target scenarios.

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Keywords authentication alternatives, competing requirements, evaluation, passwords, supporting tools, systematic research
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/MSP.2011.150
Journal IEEE Security and Privacy
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Herley, C. (Cormac), & Van Oorschot, P. (2012). A research agenda acknowledging the persistence of passwords. IEEE Security and Privacy, 10(1), 28–36. doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.150