authentication

Password Rules Suck, Says The Guy Who Created Them

Password Rules Suck, Says The Guy Who Created Them

Uppercase, lowercase, number, symbol – it’s the mantra repeated over and over by IT admins when they set password rules. Throw in the requirement to change those passwords every 30 days or so, and not repeat an old password or even have characters in the same place over some arbitrary…

Data 61 Opens The Gait On Authentication

Data 61 Opens The Gait On Authentication

A new piece of research from Data 61, the digital research arm of CSIRO, has found the energy patterns we generate when we walk can be used to power mobile devices and to authenticate our identity. It turns out we have, in Star Trek parlance, unique energy signatures.