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What Really Makes a Password Strong?

by Ian Dunn

Bob Yexley turned me on to passphrases a few years ago when he linked to what became a seminal article on the topic by Robert Hensing. The argument is that passphrases — random words strung together to form a phrase, e.g., monkey stars hatchback questioning¬†—¬†are both more secure and easier to remember than what are traditionally considered strong passwords (e.g., m?6t2E#A9fkd). The main source of… [more]