WindowsITpro: Going beyond the password

We have a love/hate affair when it comes to using passwords. The average person has to remember dozens of them for various logins, and many of us try to cope by reusing our favorites. That just opens up all sorts of security issues: if a popular service (take your pick: Yahoo, LinkedIn, Dropbox, and many more sites all have been breached over the years) is compromised and millions of user names and passwords revealed, there is trouble ahead.

In this piece for WindowsITpro, I talk about the past, present and future of the lowly password.

One thought on “WindowsITpro: Going beyond the password

  1. And stupid rules about upper/lower case, numbers and specials only make it so you HAVE to write these things down! When it comes to passwords, ONLY size matters.

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