Want Safer Passwords? Don’t Change Them So Often
Mar19

Want Safer Passwords? Don’t Change Them So Often

I know you mean well. I know you think you’re helping. But when you demand that your co-workers’ passwords change as frequently as the seasons, you’re not just driving them bonkers, you’re actively making your systems less secure. Before you write this off as the whining of someone who’s had enough of mixing up his alphanumerics, please know that I’m not asking you to take my word for it. In fact, don’t listen to me at all. Listen to...

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Coming Up on This Weekend’s Show

A big welcome to Paul Wescott!  He’s the new host of the WGIR morning show, where I’m a regular Friday morning guest from 8:30 to 9:00am. This weekend we’ll be joined by a dozen guests talking about everything from investing your money, protecting your photos and business documents and much more. Coming up on this weekend’s show: Bruce Franklin the President of KB Covers (http://www.kbcovers.com/) about Hot Key...

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Hannaford Bros. Co. Should Be Fired!

Image via Wikipedia It’s hard to believe that any company would be so foolish as to use rank amateurs to build and monitor their security systems. It would appear that Hannaford Bros. must have hired the best of the worst. According to a report in the Boston Globe last week, 4.2 million credit and debit cards were stolen — and it was entirely avoidable. These numbers were stolen by malware which Hannaford had not detected....

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