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Is there any research studying the optimal screen idle timeout, balancing convenience to the user versus security? In the scenario I'm considering, a timeout causes the user to have to log in again.

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    Hello Al Lelopath. This question has actually been asked and answered before. Take a look at the answers on the question I linked; if they do not answer your question completely, consider editing your question to clarify any other issues you may be concerned about. One thing I will underscore is that the user should be notified before they are automatically logged out, and given the opportunity to take action to prevent the log out. – maxathousand Oct 2 '19 at 15:27
  • That question does mostly answer my question. The only additional thing i was seeking as some research, some objective data, the supports how to make decisions for this, but maybe that doesn't exist. – Al Lelopath Oct 2 '19 at 17:41

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