[unisog] Password policies

Russell Fulton r.fulton at auckland.ac.nz
Thu Apr 20 16:53:48 GMT 2006



jmlistacct at gmail.com wrote:
> I am a big fan of the passphrase approach.  If you ask users to create
> a phrase that is 4-5 words long, with one misspelled, you end up with
> a password that is very hard to compromise and without a ton of
> special characters to remember.
> 
An awful number of people I know (myself included) don't feel confident
typing 20 characters blind.

Passphrases work for some, not all.

Russell


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