Title

Account Security for Dummies

Lead Author Major

Computer Science

Lead Author Status

Senior

Format

SOECS Senior Project Demonstration

Faculty Mentor Name

Dr. Daniel Cliburn

Faculty Mentor Email

dcliburn@pacific.edu

Faculty Mentor Department

Computer Science

Abstract/Artist Statement

With the advancement of technology, many people have moved banking, shopping, and other services online. Millions of users every year are victims of hacks that cause these accounts to become vulnerable. This can be commonly attributed to users not changing passwords or setting easily hack-able passwords. The purpose of this application is to provide users with continuous account security without the hassle of remembering passwords. Through this application users will be able to store their passwords securely. In addition the program will also provide suggestions on setting secure passwords, as well as guidance on passwords that can prevent brute force attacks. Users will be able to try out the application to test the features that will enable them to secure their accounts.

Location

School of Engineering & Computer Science

Start Date

6-5-2017 2:30 PM

End Date

6-5-2017 4:00 PM

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Account Security for Dummies

School of Engineering & Computer Science

With the advancement of technology, many people have moved banking, shopping, and other services online. Millions of users every year are victims of hacks that cause these accounts to become vulnerable. This can be commonly attributed to users not changing passwords or setting easily hack-able passwords. The purpose of this application is to provide users with continuous account security without the hassle of remembering passwords. Through this application users will be able to store their passwords securely. In addition the program will also provide suggestions on setting secure passwords, as well as guidance on passwords that can prevent brute force attacks. Users will be able to try out the application to test the features that will enable them to secure their accounts.