Been a while

I have been working on customers – bids and consulting – and when I do that I try not to blog – the last thing I would want is a customer I am dealing with today thinking, however obtusely, they are being referenced in a post.


Passwords are “So 2010” !

One of the roles I use to do was PC support for a mid size insurance company – as the new IBM PS/2 pc’s were being rolled, out one of the things that was new was that they had a hardware or boot password. I was called to look at a problem with Word Perfect (and does that date me!). On a sticky note on the PC was “the password is whatever”.

This was in the early 90’s and cyber security was no where where it is today as a top of mind issues, but it does illustrate the issue that just a password alone is not that secure.

Can you both improve security and simplify the user experience ?

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