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Create Random Passwords with Diceware
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Create Random Passwords with Diceware

This guide will show you how you can understand the Diceware principle to create truly random passwords that are secure to use even for critical applications. Use the Diceware Method to Create a Secure Password Passwords are often criticized as being a weak security mechanism. They can be guessed or brute forced easily using specialist…

Passwords Can Be Swapped for Brain Waves
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Passwords Can Be Swapped for Brain Waves

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The cyber security expert Abdul Serwadda has looked into the proposition of using brain waves to authenticate users instead of passwords. Brain Waves Can Authenticate Users with a High Degree of Accuracy Passwords are one of the weakest options for authenticating users to products and services. They can easily be brute forced with specialist software…

Password Scoring Meters Aren’t Very Secure
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Password Scoring Meters Aren’t Very Secure

While making a password, you must have encountered the password safety meter, a tool that lots of mainstream sites employ to score the security of your imputed passwords. Recent studies, however, report that these tools may be ineffective. How does password scoring work? The password scoring meters work by measuring the length of the password…

Researchers Propose New Password Guidelines for Better Security
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Researchers Propose New Password Guidelines for Better Security

Security researchers propose new password guidelines to strengthen security across both consumers and corporate users. The new proposal favors longer strings rather than using complex characters. Password security can be strengthened by length rather than complexity Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have proposed that good security practices regarding password management should rely on lengthier strings…

Setting Up a BitLocker startup PIN
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Setting Up a BitLocker startup PIN

Setting up passwords is one of the most effective and simple means to increase your cyber-security. You can, of course, use the traditional Windows password that’s imputed once Windows loads, but it less secure. The better option is to set up a BitLocker boot-up password, which is more effective because it has to be entered…