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A Password Strategy

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It’s well documented that the most sign-in common password is “password” and that “123456” is next most popular. To combat hacking these trivial passwords, organizations impose password rules. The purpose is to force people to choose good passwords. Many of...

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KimDotCom

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Colin here. It’s very rare when an individual raises to the level that they are worth listening to. Steve Jobs was one of those people. Kim Dotcom may be another…I’m watching to see. He is certainly one of the most...

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Is Security That Complicated

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Colin here. I recently had to set up an account with a US Government web site. I had a dickens of a time picking a password. They had amazing rules: The first character needed to be a number. The password...

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Do You Suffer from Nomophobia ?

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File this under Things People Research When They Have Too Much Time. The following research was sent to me by securenvoy.com, I thought I would share it. First identified in 2008, it would appear nomophobia – the fear of being out of mobile...

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Parlez-vous L33t?

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You are most likely familiar with numbers being used to implicate letters, phrases or even symbols. In SMS (txting) shortcuts, for instance, 2 can also be used for “to”, 4 can mean “for” and the 8 spells “eat” in gr8, meaning great....

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My Keychain

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A lot of things are changing these days – books, newspapers, retail, communications, etc. But this one snuck up on me. Take a look at my keychain: Look ma, no keys. I have my car fob which is a remote...

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