With the rise of mobile technology, the personal lives and sensitive information of everyday citizens are carried about without a thought to the risks involved. Despite this high possibility of harm, many fail to use simple security to protect themselves because they feel the benefits of securing their devices do not outweigh the cost to usability. The main issue is that beyond initial authentication, sessions are maintained using optional timeout mechanisms where a session will end if a user is inactive for a period of time.
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- Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2014Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-91)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Computer science