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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'passwords', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A password is a secret word or string of characters that is used for authentication, to prove identity or gain access to a resource (example: an access code is a type of password). The password should be kept secret from those not allowed access. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Password)

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Metadata related to 'passwords' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'passwords': 111 (6.4% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'passwords' across all Ariadne articles: 257
  • Average number of references to 'passwords' per Ariadne article: 2.32
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'passwords': 1996-03
  • Trending factor of 'passwords': 39 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'passwords':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. ruth jenkins (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andy powell (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. andrew cox (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. judith edwards (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

OpenID: Decentralised Single Sign-on for the Web

Andy Powell and David Recordon take a brief look at OpenID and ask what relevance it has to e-learning.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Virtual Rooms, Real Meetings

Andy Powell takes a brief look at VRVS, a desktop video-conferencing tool that can be used to support collaborative activities between groups of geographically distributed researchers.

October 2004, issue41, tooled up

5 Step Guide to Becoming a Content Provider in the JISC Information Environment

Andy Powell describes steps which content providers can take to integrate their resources into the JISC IE.

October 2002, issue33, feature article

Performance and Security: Notes for System Administrators

Performance and Security - Notes for System Administrators: Andy Powell offers some hints and tips on the performance and security aspects of running electronic library services on UNIX based machines.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

Controlling Access in the Electronic Library

Andy Powell and Mark Gillet discuss methods of electronic authentication.

January 1997, issue7, tooled up

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