Research Group Security • Usability • Society (SECUSO)

Usable Security and Privacy (S&P) Tools in the Context of User Account Protection

User accounts are at risk in various situations, e.g. when entering a password on insecure or not trustworthy web pages.Thus, it is important to identify such web pages. We provide the following tools to support this identification:

Another problem in the context of securing user accounts is the memorability of passwords and PINs. Information how to manager your PINs is provided here.

Besides the widely used text passwords, many more authentication approaches are available. They all have their advantages and disadvantages and are suitable for different contexts. We developed ACCESS - a decision support system in order to support decision makers in identifying the authentication approaches which is most appropriate for their context.