CS Table 9/6: Passphrases, MFA, and Security Hygiene

On Tuesday, September 6th, we will continue CS Table with a discussion of security practices, including the ongoing debate over passwords versus passphrases, multi-factor (or two factor) authentication, and general security practices. There are three short readings for this week: If you are interested in password managers, you may want to read the following analysis of password manager security: The Emperor's New Password Manager: Security Analysis of Web-based Password Managers. Zhiwei Li, Warren He, Devdatta Akhawe, and Dawn Song, UC Berkeley. Appeared in USENIX Security. August 20–22, 2014.