Publication Details

Newberry, M and Seberry, J, Experience of using a type signature password system for user authentication in a heavily used computing environment, Computer Security in the Information Age, (W. J. Caelli, (Ed.)), IFIP/SEC'88 -5th World Computer Security Conference, Elsevier Science Publishers B. V., North Holland, 1989, 303-307.


This paper describes a user authentication system based around the user's type signature, a statistical measure of the user's typing style. It was tested on two heavily loaded computers.