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A tale of two headlines

Today's InfoWorld Security newsletter contained two headlines:

Congratulations to Ntru

Congratulations to our partner Ntru on their recent IEEE standards acceptance.

PHPBB password analysis

Dark Reading has an analysis of the passwords exposed in the recent PHPBB attack.  It's interesting and I'm sure that people do use passwords that are too simple.  However, the fact that you can analyize the passwords proves that it makes no difference what password you choose! So, the simple the better until the site moves up to two-factor authentication.

Interview on preachsecurity.blogspot.com

There's an interview with me on Preach security.  It mostly discusses two-factor authentication, open source software and cloud computing. 

including-annual-average-loss-expectancy-in-npv

People ask me what I do on a blog, like they expect that I tell people about my bowel movements or something. I tell them that it gives me an outlet to proselytize about two-factor authentication, post things that don't belong on a corporate marketing site and throw up half-baked thoughts without the pressure of writing a full-blown white paper. This post is goes under the last category.

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