Anything but a Password – NYTimes.com


Today one of our projects made the front page of NYTimes.com!

The touch-screen approach of Professor Memon in Brooklyn works because, as it happens, each person makes the same gesture uniquely. Their fingers are different, they move at different speeds, they have what he calls a different “flair.” He wants logging in to be easy; besides, he said, some people find biometric measures like an iris scan to be “creepy.”

Hear more about Nasir Memon's research into touch recognition security on mobile devices on NYtimes' website:

Article: Logging In With a Touch or a Phrase Anything but a Password – NYTimes.com.

Video: http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/12/23/technology/100000001237111/biometric-passwords.html