Passwords and the limitations of people

Tuesday, 6 March 2007, 10:30 AM EST

It is very difficult to come up with hard-to-guess but easy-to-memorize, six-character passwords, especially when at least one of the characters cannot be a letter. Most security geeks suggest that the minimum reasonable length for passwords these days is eight characters. It may be far worse to require very long passwords.

At CIO Today.

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