Tag archives for Bruce Schneier

  1. Why You’re Doing Passwords Wrong

    To anyone who understands information theory and security and is in an infuriating argument with someone who does not (possibly involving mixed case), I sincerely apologize.

    If you use passwords, there’s a good chance you’re doing them wrong and exposing yourself to unnecessary risk.

    My intent is provide some basic information on how you can do passwords better (Arguably, there is no one right way to do passwords), suitable for grandma to use (no offense grandma), because there’s no reason that you can’t do passwords better.

  2. How to Defeat Terrorists

    I was having dinner with family and some good friends, one of whom is an engineer several scores my elder. One of the topics that came up was how engineers see the world differently. This can be a potentially prickly question, especially since engineers are often considered to lack adequate social skills. I have always…

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