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Take the pain out of two-factor authentication with an app - Macworld

Take the pain out of two-factor authentication with an app - Macworld | Usability and Security Policy | Scoop.it
Authenitication apps streamline the process of getting that all-important second login code.
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For Stronger Password Security, Try a Spoonful of Honeywords | Innovation Insights | WIRED

For Stronger Password Security, Try a Spoonful of Honeywords | Innovation Insights | WIRED | Usability and Security Policy | Scoop.it
Last week, a breach at LivingSocial reportedly exposed 50 million of its users’ passwords to attackers. To put the scale in perspective, this is equivalent to a lost password for every inhabitant of Spain. Yet LivingSocial is just the latest in a roll call of breaches that, according to media reports, have impacted user populations…
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Password managers are guard dogs against weak pet name passwords

Password managers are guard dogs against weak pet name passwords | Usability and Security Policy | Scoop.it
As well-versed as IT managers are in the cloud, many of them aren't experts when it comes to password security best practices. Case in point: A recent survey from Get Safe Online (GSO) found that one in six people in the U.K.
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Why Employees Break Security Policy (And What You Can Do About It)

Why Employees Break Security Policy (And What You Can Do About It) | Usability and Security Policy | Scoop.it
Companies that monitor network behavior say many employees still break rules in order to get their jobs done
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Memorizing Strong Passwords - |grepLinux

A selection of useful methods to memorize a strong password with random elements to improve online security (Easily Memorize Strong Passwords http://t.co/7EnIr4BWgQ 26/1/14 #infosec #security #password...
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What is Two Factor Authentication?

What is Two Factor Authentication? | Usability and Security Policy | Scoop.it
And why should you care?
Let's start with that second question first: You should care about two factor authentication (also known as multi factor authentication) because it keeps you much safer as you use online applications to do your work.
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