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May the Farce Be With You: pretend-complex passwords

by Jay Heiser  |  August 8, 2012

I was recently forced to change my password on a UK pension system, and my first 4 password offerings were unacceptable. I was baffled as to what part of the...

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Passwords are dead; long live the password

by Jay Heiser  |  August 1, 2012

I spent a frustrating 5 minutes this weekend enduring a forced password change on a retirement account containing $400. I was sure that the randomly generated and completely unmemorizable string...

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You may not write down unmemorizable passwords

by Jay Heiser  |  April 19, 2012

I frequently see end user policies that contain the following two elements: Passwords must be so complex that they cannot be guessed Passwords may not be written down This is...

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