Authentication Best Practice

Digital Identities

When you are walking about town, or on the Internet, how do you identity that you are you and not some imposter? Current Forms of ID We should all carry some form of physical identification (e.g. a photo driving licence) that can prove who we are, our age and where we live. In the UK… Continue Reading →

Account and Password Management

We all have many logins for websites and online services. Managing these logins is a problem, especially when we need to maintain unique passwords for each as well as multi-factor authentication. There are many programmes out there that are trying to make us do without passwords, but I do not believe that passwords will be… Continue Reading →

Bot Based Credential Stuffing

Firstly let me explain what Credential Stuffing is all about. You will have heard of a large number of data breaches in the press where millions of user names and passwords are disclosed during the hack and posted on the dark web. Often you find people re-use passwords across various websites and services. So, if… Continue Reading →

Guidance on Effective Use of Passwords

Updated 4 February 2019 and 9 March 2019. I want to talk to you about authentication in general, and how important it is to ensure your online identity is secure. Passwords are going nowhere fast! Every time you login to a new device, be it a smartphone, tablet or some form of PC, you nearly… Continue Reading →


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