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Password Security: Blame the User or Fix the Problem?

The web has a password problem. You probably have heard about the Adobe.com password breach, in which hackers downloaded millions of encrypted passwords and associated email addresses and password “hints,” then uploaded this data to the web for the edification of the general public. The industry answer to all this bothers me — standard advice that we should all have unique, strong passwords for each of the 30 or so sites we log into. What’s the real solution? Read more…

The Media Martini: Twitter, Google+, and the Hangout vs. the Webinar

The Modern Media teams’ picks of some of this week’s most interesting media stories! Twitter and Publishers: Enemies or Friends? “Twitter just extended not only an olive branch to the content industry, but a lifeline too”, says GigaOM’s David Meyer of the platform’s expanded tweet feature. Announced this week, expanded tweets allow the reader to Read more…