• Want to reduce fraud? Make a better password, dummy!

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Researchers at Indiana University have confirmed that stringent password policies - aside from being really annoying - actually work. The research , led by Ph.D. student Jacob Abbott, IU CIO Daniel Calarco, and professor L. Jean Camp. They published their findings in a paper entitled “Factors Influencing Password Reuse: A Case Study.”
    “Our paper shows that passphrase requirements such as a 15-character minimum length deter the vast majority of IU users from reusing passwords or passphrases on other sites,” said Abbott. “Other universities with fewer password requirements had reuse rates...
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