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April Edition of OUCH!: Passphrases

Posted on: April 1st, 2015 by Jacob Schuldt

SANS has released their April edition of OUCH!, covering passphrases, and why they are better than passwords.

“We are excited to announce the April issue of OUCH! This month, led by Guest Editor Guy Bruneau, we cover passphrases.  Specifically, what passphrases are, why they are better than passwords and how to use them securely.  As always, we encourage you to download and share OUCH! with others.

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