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Title: Behavioural biometrics in the World Wide Web
Authors: Silva, Leandro Antonio Oliveira da 
Orientador: Costa, Ernesto Jorge Fernandes
Keywords: Artificial Intelligence; Behavioural Biometrics; Continuous Authentication; Internet Privacy; Internet Security; Intrusion Detection System; Keystroke Dynamics; World Wide Web
Issue Date: 11-Jul-2014
Serial title, monograph or event: Behavioural biometrics in the World Wide Web
Place of publication or event: Coimbra
Abstract: Behavioural biometrics such as keystroke dynamics is a reliable human trait that can be used to successfully validate a user claimed identity on a given information system. Apart from its several advantages over traditional authentication mechanisms, the intrinsic time dimension of these distinctive typing patterns also allows for a real time and continuous user authentication. Being the internet security a recurrent and growing concern, this thesis asserts the actual applicability of such behavioural biometrics technique in a web environment, suggesting an elegant and transparent intrusion detection solution that requires no additional hardware or software. The security of users online is ensured just by the mere consequence of typing.
Description: Dissertação de Mestrado em Engenharia Informática apresentada à Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/35527
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:UC - Dissertações de Mestrado
FCTUC Eng.Informática - Teses de Mestrado

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