Entries in security (3)

Wednesday
Jun172015

Published: "SaaS password managers are a self-contradictory absurdity" [ITnews.com.au]

If I suggested you put all your brass keys in a wet paper bag labelled “All My Keys!” and tape that bag to the outside of your front door on a busy street with non-stop pedestrian traffic before you go to bed, would you feel safe?

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Wednesday
Aug292012

Your password sucks

Not so long ago, an 8 character password with a capital &/or number in it was “good enough”. But the world has changed, and so must the “complexity” of your passwords. Here’s why.

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Sunday
Aug262012

Should software developers be sued for security flaws?

Some in Europe think software developers should be legally liable for the consequential damages incurred by end-users if their software contains exploitable security vulnerabilities. I think it’s just another case of an academic wanker striking again.

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