P455w0rd Strength Meters: Any good?
2018-12-29, 11:45–11:50, Borg

This talk takes a look at password strength meters, presents a new meter model, and launches the inaugural Password Hacker Contest.


Almost every website and app uses a password strength meter to tell you if your chosen password is strong or not. While the password strength has been subject to research for decades, not much work went into strength meters. This talk presents a new meter and launches the inaugural Password Hacker Contest looking for the first empirical evaluation of password strength.

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