CyLab Seminar: On the Security and Usability of Text-Based Passwords

Time: October 31, 2011 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: CIC Building


All CyLab seminars start at noon and are held in the Collaborative Innovation Center (CIC) building in Pittsburgh. Seminars are open to faculty, students, staff and general public.

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Speaker: Lujo Bauer

Speaker Bio: Lujo Bauer is an Assistant Research Professor in CyLab and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his BS in Computer Science from Yale University and his PhD, also in Computer Science, from Princeton University. Lujo's research interests include building usable access-control systems with sound theoretical underpinnings, developing languages and systems for run-time enforcement of security policies on programs, and generally in narrowing the gap between a formal model and a practical, usable system.