Password Expiry is a Terrible Policy

A pet peeve, and an opinion, triggered by a recent experience:

Regularly occuring enforced password expiry is a terrible policy, whether it is every 60 days, or every 12 months. As a policy, it encourages users to choose the minimally secure password. Given a set of password complexity requirements (length …

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Goodreads 2018 Reading Challenge

Books and Books and All Sorts of Books

The Stack

I like to read. I track my reading habits on Goodreads, and I started using the Goodreads annual Reading Challenge a couple years ago. For 2018 I set out to read 24 books, but I blew past 24 books fairly quickly, so …

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The Viking Tour - Day 11

Antigonish to Moncton to Edmundston.

Distance traveled (approximate): 718kms

Today was a very long haul, with a somewhat unplanned detour. The Harley was very clearly spitting oil out the right side so on our way to Edmunstun, we headed into Moncton to visit Toys for Big Boys Harley-Davidson. Apparently the …

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The Viking Tour - Day 10

Channel-Port aux Basques to Antigonish. We altered our return ferry to cross in the daytime. We also got lucky and we able to upgrade to a berth so we could at least try to nap. Still not the best way to do the crossing on motorcycles since you are still …

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