Monthly Archives: February 2014

The need for Public Password Policies

After reading the Dashlane report on “The Illusion of Personal Data Security in E-Commerce”, I kept thinking about how developers replicate common security mistakes and that real progress in security rarely occurs. The industry’s current password policies are a disaster. … Continue reading

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Improving the HTTPS of Firefox using HowsMySSL.com and about:config

The web site HowsMySSL gives Firefox 26.0 a score of BAD. That’s not good. Here’s how to fix it. Type “about:config” in your broswer URL bar. This goes to the configuration page for Firefox. When you get a warning, ignore … Continue reading

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