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Re: Re[2]: Suggested "safe" password length
From: "Chris Berry" <compjma () hotmail com>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 13:00:51 -0800

From: Vishal <dhrakol () myrealbox com>
Everyone gets complacent, lazy or forgetful once in a while, no matter the
consequences. Or I might simply have my mind on something else.

>> Another good option is to maintain a PGP encrypted text file of passwords.
>> That way the user only needs to remember one PGP passphrase.

ARM> Why is this any different than "constantly having to rifle through [your
ARM> wallet] for a password list"?

Because you can memorize that one passphrase. There isn't the chance of
leaving it lying around like a wallet.

Of course, if your users are like mine, they then promptly forget their password file passphrase and call you about it all the time. Still that seems to work better than the other things we've tried. We use PasswordSafe


Chris Berry
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