Agam Arora

Diploma Project Introducing Play in Usable Security Solutions
Krishnesh Mehta

Tata Consultancy Services

The project ventured into the genre of usable security and focused on understanding the impact of different passwords on the users and creating better passwords by introducing Play as a tool thus addressing the inherent problems associated with smudge attacks. Research and expert interviews in the fields of Play, banking and security were conducted to understand the possible directions in which the project should venture to derive meaningful design solutions for the users. As an outcome of the project the mobile phone was used as a medium to secure transactions of valuable sweat equity through banking with smudge-resistant playful graphical passwords