Is secure and usable smartphone authentication asking too much?

Alexander De Luca*, Janne Lindqvist

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication typesArticleProfessional

18 Citations (Scopus)


There's nothing wrong with having multiple smartphone authentication systems - each adapted to different device capabilities and mobile contexts - as long as they're complementary and don't detract from the user experience.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages5
Specialist publicationCOMPUTER
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2015
MoE publication typeNot Eligible


  • authentication
  • biometrics
  • capacitive touch
  • fingerprint recognition
  • gesture recognition
  • hardware
  • Indistinguishable from Magic
  • mobile
  • passwords
  • security
  • smartphones
  • user experience

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