Kill the Password: Why a String of Characters Can’t Protect Us Anymore

One of the seminal articles on passwords and their inherit insecurity, Kill the Password, written by Mat Honan of Wired Magazine,  is one of the most important articles for aspiring admins who have users in their environment with internet access  and the ability to connect to sites and resources online that require authentication.

There are some issues that our current system of internet security have not ironed out and the consequences of leaning and depending on a password for security at any level in the enterprise has known significant risks that must be addressed.

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/11/ff-mat-honan-password-hacker/?fb_action_ids=445573275505879,445572958839244

 

Originally Posted (9/3/2013)

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