My notes on today’s BBC Radio 4 Digital Human episode on “risk”.

Digital Human: Risk (Series 6 Episode 1) by Bernard Tyers on Mixcloud Today’s Digital Human 1)BBC Radio 4 Digital Human Programme with Aleks Krotoski covered human perception of risk in the “online age”. “Our brains are still running security software designed to protect us against lions, tigers and bears and we haven’t run an update […]

Somewhere, this is true.

We all know some horrible software application, some horrible website where this password policy is enforced. YOUR PASSWORD MUST CONTAIN A DYING WOMAN'S LAST BREATH, THREE MYSTIC RUNES, AND THE SECRET NAME OF GOD — ugh, alchemy jokes (@tehaveragejoel) August 13, 2014 Death to stupid password policies.

Lorrie Faith Cranor on usable passwords

An excellent TEDx talk by Lorrie Faith Cranor 1)Lorrie Faith Cranor’s website on passwords used by users. It’s a combination of some of her previous research into passwords used by users. Cited research: Correct horse battery staple: Exploring the usability of system-assigned passphrases 2)Shay, Patrick Kelley, Komanduri, Mazurek, Ur, Vidas et al References   [ + ] […]