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Password Security – How to Memorize a Random 60-Bit String

How to Memorize a Random 60-Bit String. Marjan Ghazvininejad, Kevin Knight – Information Sciences Institute, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California:

“User-generated passwords tend to be memorable, but not secure. A random, computer-generated 60-bit string is much more secure. However, users cannot memorize random 60- bit strings. In this paper, we investigate methods for converting arbitrary bit strings into English word sequences (both prose and poetry), and we study their memorability and other properties.”

New on LLRX – Unwarranted DNA Sampling: The Legacy of Maryland v. King

Via LLRX.com – Unwarranted DNA Sampling: The Legacy of Maryland v. King “Criminal law expert Ken Strutin’s article addresses how DNA forensics is about information, privacy and the presumption of innocence. It has become the determinant for identification, solving cold cases and exonerating the innocent. Strutin describes that at its core, it is an inestimable library of personal… Continue Reading

Snowden Leaked Documents Reveal NSA Monitoring of Global Law Firm

James Risen reported from Washington, and Laura Poitras from Berlin. Charlie Savage contributed reporting from Washington: “The list of those caught up in the global surveillance net cast by the National Security Agency and its overseas partners, from social media users to foreign heads of state, now includes another entry: American lawyers. A top-secret document, obtained by the… Continue Reading

Annenberg Learner helps teachers and students increase their knowledge

“Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. It is part of The Annenberg Foundation and advances the Foundation’s goal of encouraging the… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Poems by Brandon D. Johnson

Via LLRX.com – Poems by Brandon D. Johnson – LLRX is honored to publish two poems by Brandon D. Johnson, a colleague of several decades working in the legal and legislative arena in Washington, DC – providing expert services to law firms and government agencies. Brandon is an insightful and fluent poet, as well as… Continue Reading