Smart Lawyers, Dumb Passwords / Palm Beach County Bar Bulletin


This article discusses common password practices based upon a number of recent surveys and news stories. It then proposes several password habits and guidelines, including the ones used by rocket scientists at NASA.

It is written by Christopher Hopkins, shareholder at Akerman Senterfitt in West Palm Beach and chairperson of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Legal Technology Committee. It appears in the April 2011 Bar Bulletin.

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