Showing posts from July, 2012

Password Schemes

Managing passwords is such a difficult thing. Although, systems have sprung for single signon, they have not been used to their fullest value; they are either not implemented, are segregated, i.e. there are many single sign ones, or simply because users don't want to link their different accounts together. In reality, now a days, almost everyone using computers, have to manage multiple passwords. There have been many passwords choice tips: Use strong passwords Don't use dictionary words Don't use names in the family Don't use dates common to your family Don't use the same password or multiple systems Most of the systems suggest to use strong passwords, some even do not accept simple password not meeting their password complexity requirements. But this all makes the problem of remembering passwords really hard. People tend to forget which password is for which system. They try to guess and a number of tries later they click the "fo