Tag: passwords

Security expert Bruce Schneier on passwords

Last year, Ars Technica gave three experts a 16,000-entry encrypted password file, and asked them to break as many as possible. The winner got 90% of them, the loser 62% — in a few hours. It’s the same sort of thing we saw in 2012, 2007, and earlier. If there’s any new news, it’s that… Read more »

How long should you buy your domain for?

Recently I was helping a client who needed to update their domain name, and we ran into a common issue: no one knew the password for their domain registrar’s account. This is an all-too-familiar scenario that’s easily avoided. Let’s take a look at what’s at stake and some recommendations on handling your company’s domain names.