Can't recall passwords? Write them down

Wednesday, 20 July 2005, 10:40 AM EST

Flying in the face of convention, a security expert is now telling users to write down passwords and stick the slip of paper in their wallets.

Such advice flies in the face of long-running counsel to not put passwords on paper. But security guru Bruce Schneier -- who is also the founder and chief technology officer of Counterpane Internet Security -- told users to forget the old advice.

At InformationWeek.

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