Why we need free password managers

Joakim Lundborg

Passwords are not for humans

yes, you need a password manager

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

We need free password managers

why are my friends using proprietary password managers?

UX matters

Design goals

Great UX

Secure

Distributed

Diversity

Great UX is a security feature

What is good UX?

Good defaults

Few clicks to succes

Design user flows

gopass

ripasso

gopass

pass

git + gpg + files

git

for distribution and synch

gpg

for encryption

Safety

C interop

great for UI toolkits and gpg

Good encryption

Drive GPG adoption

Flexible security

hardware tokens

Challenges

getting your gpg keys to places

UX challenges

GPG is complicated

for users and implementers

Leaks metadata

cross platform UI development is hard

electron?

Demo

Help wanted!

github.com/cortex/ripasso

Why we need free password managers

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Why we need free password managers

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