2017 hasn’t been a good year for data security. There have been security breaches at companies large and small. Often, the data stolen includes usernames and passwords.
Look, I get it. Passwords are annoying, but they’re an important line of defense keeping bad actors away from your information. The better the password, the harder it is for someone to crack it. As computing power gets faster and stronger, cracking billions of variations a second is trivial for many systems. I blogged about this earlier this year.Continue reading