Best Practices for User Passwords

If you need for website visitors to create a password, there are ways to make it easier for them to do that successfully. These recommendations are backed by research done by Nielsen Norman Group. Coming up with compliant and memorable passwords is challenging, and it is completely frustrating when the requirements for a password are… Read More

Password Masking: A “Best Practice” to Stop

A new post by Jakob Nielsen notes that usability suffers when users type in passwords and the only feedback they get is a row of bullets. Typically, masking passwords doesn’t even increase security, but it does cost you business due to login failures. It’s time to show most passwords in clear text as users type… Read More