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Cued Recall on Image Recognition



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Journal of Information Systems Security
Volume 12, Number 2 (2016)
Pages 91107
ISSN 1551-0123 (Print)
ISSN 1551-0808 (Online)
Kanthima Kongsathitsuwan — School of Applied Statistics, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand
Vichit Lorchirachoonkul — School of Applied Statistics, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand
Information Institute Publishing, Washington DC, USA




This research introduces a graphical password with cue to improve the recall rate and to shorten the login time without sacrificing the security against the educated attacker. The proposed authentication scheme integrates the recognition-based graphical password and cued-recall based graphical passwords by utilizing a novel cued graphical password to improve the authentication performance. The performances of the proposed scheme and the Use Your Illusion (UYI) scheme are compared in terms of three indicators: recall rate, login time and rate of successful educated guessing attack. A simulation is designed to evaluate the performances of the two authentication schemes at two different times: within one day after creating the user’s portfolio and approximately 4 weeks after the first evaluation. The numerical results from the simulation show that the proposed authentication scheme clearly outperforms the UYI in terms of recall rate and login time with the similar level of successful educated guessing attack rate.




Graphical Password, Authentication Scheme, Performance Comparison




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