Two-factor authentication and two-step verification are different things.
They are remarkably similar in concept, the difference being the trust model.
Continue reading “Independent Factors”
Rather than bring you the 12 Days of Christmas, we’ve done the 12 themes of 2014 instead! A look back at what has been making the headlines in the world of Information Security (and beyond) this year. Take a moment to relive the year…… Continue reading “The 12 Themes of 2014”
You will no doubt have seen by now the news that naughty photos of celebrities have appeared on the internet.
It’s the story that has everything – cyber security, the dangers of the cloud, online safety and a little bit of smut thrown in for good measure.
Continue reading “The Day the Technology and Entertainment News Headlines Were the Same: Hackers and Nude Celebs”
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…
Continue reading “Changing 40+ Passwords: Supplementary”
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…)
Continue reading “Changing 40+ Passwords: Alarm bells”
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…
Continue reading “Changing 40+ Passwords: Annoyances”
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.
Continue reading “Changing 40+ Passwords: Thanks Heartbleed”
Following on from Heartbleed, there have been poorly judged calls from many to change all your passwords.
Continue reading “Heartbleed: Biometrics are not the answer”