Matthew J. Harmon: Minneapolis, Minnesota, États-Unis, Earth

Action and Adventure on the High Seas of Information Security

Passwords: Write them down.

Apr 05, 2014, Posted in sosb, infosec

Store your passwords

  • LastPass
  • Password Safe
  • KeePass

Multi-factor authentication can be cheap, easy -and- secure.

  • YubiKey
  • Google Authenticator
  • DuoSecurity (Facebook)

Account lockouts: 10 tries.

  • Account lockouts are necessary to prevent brute force.
  • Set a high mark, 10 tries is sufficient.
  • At more than 10 fails, you probably shouldn't be logging in anyways.
Matthew J. Harmon
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Passionate security researcher, entrepreneur, consultant. Owner, founder, maker, mentor, teacher.

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