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February 03, 2014

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David Steed

This is a sobering article

http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/10/how-the-bible-and-youtube-are-fueling-the-next-frontier-of-password-cracking/

Passphrases are OK if chosen randomly - dice works
http://world.std.com/~reinhold/diceware.html

We are hopeless at generating random phrases ourselves.

Edward Harkins

If I knew someone in business who used a password like 123456 I would just think 'pass' with regard to dealings with them.

Chris Dunne

On exactly that point I met with a brilliant startup last week - PixelPin.

You don't have to remember a password, you just touch four points on a picture that you have previously chosen. No complicated passwords (that people write down) or tokens (that they lose).

Well worth having a look - www.pixelpin.co.uk

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