What Do We Know About Passwords & Some Password Tips

“Intel conducted a survey in April, of which 521 respondents were Australian, to find out about people’s password habits and made some concerning findings:” — http://www.lifehacker.com.au/2016/05/world-password-day-is-coming-are-your-passwords-secure/ Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:6.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:15.0pt; font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; color:#595959; mso-themecolor:text1; mso-themetint:166; mso-fareast-language:JA;}Australians have an average of 26 different personal and business-related accounts that require a password 33 per cent of Australians forget a password at least once a week 68 per cent of Australians don’t know what 2 factor authentication is – this is where you give your mobile phone number to the company ( Apple , Microsoft , Google , Facebook etc ) and a code is sent to your mobile that you will need to enter in to authorise that this is indeed you – Details of 2 Factor Authentication 20 per cent of Australians have regretted sharing a password with a family member or friend in the past – this is common amongst teens and should be addressed by parents  53 per cent of Australians would prefer to use thumbprint recognition and 20 per… Read More

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The Best Android Tablet I Have Used – The Dell Venue 8 7000

For the past week I have been using a Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet and I am very impressed. First the screen is an 8.4 inch OLED WQXGA touch with Infinity bezel edge-to-edge display with 2560 x1600 resolution , in short it looks really good. The tablet currently runs Android 4.4 Kit Kat and I am sure it will go to Lollipop in time. This tablet only runs a couple of Dell apps and a McAfee Security app so it does not suffer from the bloatware issues that some makers put on their Android devices. When you hold it , you can see and feel that it is well made , very thin – 6mm , with a nice aluminium body and none of the plastic feel that seems to have used in some Android tablets. The sound on the Venue surprised me with 2 speakers , left and right , great for watching videos and listening to music with MaxxAudio software. I have achieved 2 days of battery life with this tablet but would always advise you to charge your devices daily to avoid disappointment. The Venue use Intel’s RealSense Snapshot Camera technology, which uses three cameras that are mounted on the… Read More

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