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Informing the user if a newly chosen password is fast and easy to type

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000234685D
Publication Date: 2014-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

The IP.com Prior Art Database

Abstract

Disclosed is a technique to indicate whether a newly chosen password is easy to type, easy to remember, and fast to type, on the basis of certain factors. This article covers: 1) A technique that indicates to the user whether the newly selected password is easy and fast to type, based on the keyboard pattern of laptops, smartphones, tablets, and other input devices. 2) A technique that indicates to the user whether the password is desirable in many senses - namely, that it's strong, easy to remember, and easy to type. 3) A technique that suggests variations to a user selected password to make it more desirable as per the characteristics specified in #2 above