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Convenience or security?

February 24, 2009
Consumers would prefer to use the same one or two passwords for all websites they access and have little interest in using password management solutions or adopting a federated identity framework, such as OpenID, according to a survey released Tuesday from Gartner. Four thousand U.S. adults polled in September said they are unwilling to sacrifice convenience for security, consistent with previous findings. As a result, site owners must provide a "compelling justification" for customers to use additional security, according to Gartner. — DK
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