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Microsoft Says Passwords are Passé

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: September 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

Are passwords a dying breed? In a blog post published September 15, Microsoft Vice President of Security, Compliance, and Identity Vasu Jakkal entitled “The passwordless future is here for your Microsoft account” (yes, with bad capitalization, just like that), Microsoft announced that you could “completely remove the password from your Microsoft account”.  He continued: “Use […]

Getting Nerdy With Your Passwords: the Bitwarden Command Line Interface

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 2, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Bitwarden is a cross-platform password manager that synchronizes between platforms (desktop, phone, tablet, etc.) and browsers.  Unlike many products, you can fully self-host Bitwarden. You might enjoy reading our earlier piece on self-hosted Bitwarden. Most people using Bitwarden need their passwords to fill in web sites and other online services.  But what if you want […]

Take Control of Your Passwords with Self-Hosted Bitwarden

Tags: , , , Date/Time: January 31, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

There are many password managers on the market today. Most are vendor-hosted, such as LastPass, which puts you in the position of trusting the vendor’s security (on both the client and storage side). Some offer self-hosted options, but generally require Dropbox or other cloud storage.  There are also standalone apps where you engineer any synchronization […]