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How many passwords do you have? There's your home email, your work email, Facebook, online banking, the list goes on. What if instead of typing in letters and numbers, you could choose a point on a map as your password? Bill Cheswick is the lead member of the technical staff at AT&T Research and he says using maps could be easier and more secure than the passwords we use now.

This program aired on November 10, 2010.

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