Passwords: Guised Indispensable's or Liabilities?
by Kelvin Karanja
Number of pages: 168
An in-depth look at passwords and what they really mean to us; what is their actual role; can it be said that we can't do without passwords, what are their vulnerabilities and what is their effect then on the bigger picture that is Cyber Security; what are the myths and common mistakes that we all make when it comes to passwords. A look into another less thought of or even talked about dimension.
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