An excerpt of John Oliver interview with Edward Snowden where they discuss the need to shift away from the idea of passwords towards the idea of pass-phrases.

It surprising how many passwords requirements still encourage hard to remember short passwords, like ‘Gf65&$e’ while preventing people from using easy to remember hard to brute force longer pass-phrases, such as ‘youaskifilikefishfingers?idonot!’.

First Day of Teaching 2017-2018

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