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November 11, 2015  2:47 PM

Warning: Password policy reaction may offend (Humor)

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
humor, MEME, Password, Password policies

A friend of mine recently had to inform his staff of a new password policy requiring all of the following: Upper and lower case letters, a number, a special character, at least 12 characters in length and had not been used in the last six months. Someone sent him this meme in reply:

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July 21, 2015  6:04 PM

A novel password strengthening approach

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
morse code, Password, Password cracking, password encryption and decryption., Security

We all agree that strong passwords are especially necessary in today's hack-a-day world and there are sites galore giving advice on how to create memorable strong passwords. I've posted more than my share of advice on this subject over the years. One thing that has always been frustrating is...

June 16, 2015  2:39 PM

Opiates, Hospital Records and Communication

Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler Profile: Jeff Cutler
Data, Email, Hack, Healthcare, Password

In the news lately in MA is the discussion over stricter laws/legislation/rules about prescribing drugs. That's pretty much always been the case, but this time the...

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May 27, 2014  5:19 PM

eBay STILL hasn’t notified me to change my password

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Ebay, Password, Security

I posted 5 days ago (5/22/14) about the eBay security breach. I STILL haven't received an email from them about it. This is absolutely unacceptable.

Apparently, some people have gotten emails, like

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