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A Graphical Password Authentication System Ahmad Almulhem
 

Summary: A Graphical Password Authentication System
Ahmad Almulhem
Computer Engineering Department
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
ahmadsm@kfupm.edu.sa
Abstract
Graphical passwords provide a promising alternative to
traditional alphanumeric passwords. They are attractive
since people usually remember pictures better than words.
In this extended abstract, we propose a simple graphical
password authentication system. We describe its operation
with some examples, and highlight important aspects of the
system.
1 Introduction
User authentication is a fundamental component in most
computer security contexts. It provides the basis for access
control and user accountability [1]. While there are var-
ious types of user authentication systems, alphanumerical
username/passwords are the most common type of user au-

  

Source: Almulhem, Ahmad - Computer Engineering Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences