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RE: Next steps for accessible authentication

From: lisa.seeman <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:01:24 +0300
To: White <jjwhite@ets.org>
Cc: "Michael Pluke" <Mike.Pluke@castle-consult.com>, "Alastair Campbell" <acampbell@nomensa.com>, "public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>, "WCAG" <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-Id: <15cc603e3a9.1076c7db359878.8480294595924960246@zoho.com>
Yes jason, we had people involved insecurity working on this which is why password managers were not included as a proposed solution 

All the best

Lisa Seeman

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---- On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 17:57:32 +0300  White&lt;jjwhite@ets.org&gt; wrote ---- 

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     From: Michael Pluke [mailto:Mike.Pluke@castle-consult.com] 
 Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 10:29 AM
 
 
 
 
     As a password manager user I agree that they have the potential to solve password memorization/recall for all users (not just those with disabilities that affect long-term memory). In practice they can make things worse when sites do not allow the strong un-memorable passwords to be automatically copied into the entry fields! An SC that disallowed such blocking could be very valuable.
 [Jason] Some organizations (such as financial institutions) may have good security reasons to disallow password managers. This observation reinforces my view that we need a strong security review of this proposal.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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