Presentation Title

Personality Types and Passwords

Major

Computer Science

Anticipated Graduation Year

2020

Access Type

Open Access

Abstract

People often create passwords for their accounts that are insecure and then reused across multiple platforms. This leaves users vulnerable to hackers. This research tries to discover what personality types choose stronger passwords and whether people agree if strong passwords are necessary.

Community Partners

Oklahoma State University

Faculty Mentors & Instructors

Eric Chan-Tin

Supported By

National Science Foundation

Creative Commons License

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

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Personality Types and Passwords

People often create passwords for their accounts that are insecure and then reused across multiple platforms. This leaves users vulnerable to hackers. This research tries to discover what personality types choose stronger passwords and whether people agree if strong passwords are necessary.