Is it possible to cross an international border and not give up all your data to law enforcement? If so, how?
When you go to create an account or to change your password, you enter a new password. If the new password you’ve chosen matches any password currently used by any user on the system, you’re told you need to choose another password.
Because I work in information security, I deal with passwords a lot. There is a really simple guide to making good passwords: longer is stronger. If you remember nothing else, simply remember longer is stronger.
We, as security professionals, have to raise our game. We have to be respectful and helpful. We have to know our audience and speak their language. If we are seen as the guys who will pounce on a mistake and publically humiliate the organization who makes a mistake, we will …
I gave a talk at the Security B-Sides in London entitled “Randomness: Too Important to Leave to Chance”. You can catch it on Youtube now.