‘Passphrases’- a better alternative to passwords

One of the members of the Master Mind Security Panel during the ITEC show in Charlotte, Dan Colby, made a great point. Basically, he said "quit using passwords." Colby is president and CEO

Published on: July 15th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

Dumb and dumber – Legendary bloopers committed by IT admins

For those of us who make our living behind a keyboard in IT, it's hard to imagine a more time-tested vulnerability than the end user. Armed with network access, these IT viruses wreak

Published on: June 18th, 2008 Andrew Brandt

Securely managing your multiple Web IDs

What is the solution to the growing number and risks of the identities that are now connected with us all? Will a simple identity trust framework be part of such a solution? How

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Adrian Seccombe

The key to strong passwords

For security's sake, they should be unique for each system we access, and complicated enough that hackers can't easily guess them. Yet if passwords comply to these rules, most people have so many

Published on: April 9th, 2007 Lynn Greiner