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Pass the password, please

Posted by Kevin on April 26, 2015

We are told to use strong passwords – a long and random mix of uppercase, lowercase, numbers, punctuation and special characters. The reason is to make them difficult to crack. Well, that’s only half true. A password is a password is a password. It doesn’t need to be cracked. It’s what it is – it’s […]

ITsecurity Daily Briefing: 08/13/2014

Posted by Kevin on August 13, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Wednesday August 13, 2014. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Almost 40% of adults rarely protect themselves against cyber crooks UK’s National Crime Agency: “Four in ten adults don’t always install security software on new computers and mobiles, increasing the risk of cyber criminals accessing their cash, passwords and […]