Tag Archives: Changing 40+ Passwords

We cannot let passwords die (yet)

4 Aug

I’m getting fed up with marketing that says “Passwords must die” only to present yet another solution that won’t replace them. 

The challenge to solve is ubiquity – this is why passwords have stood the test of time, even with their obvious and proven shortcomings.

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Changing 40+ Passwords: Supplementary

22 Jul

In a previous blog series, I described my fun, games and gripes at changing 40+ passwords. Soon after the blog was posted, it struck me – there are yet more to change…

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Changing 40+ Passwords: Alarm bells

27 May

Previously in this blog series, I looked at the process of changing and remembering 40+ passwords and recounted a few of the annoyances. In this final part, I document a big concern – in some cases changing my password was pointless (well, not quite but almost…)

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Changing 40+ Passwords: Annoyances

20 May

In the first part of this blog series, I looked at the process of changing and remembering 40+ passwords. In this part, I recount a few of the annoyances I uncovered…
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Changing 40+ Passwords: Thanks Heartbleed

13 May

Following the Heartbleed revelations, the security advice from the great and good was to change all passwords. To support World Password Day, I changed over 40 other them – quite an interesting exercise. Alarmingly, it appears I am still vulnerable.
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