This falls under the category of defending the success of your VO career via technology…keeping your passwords safe from HeartBleed.
If you’ve been online at all recently, you’ve heard about Heartbleed, the server-centric hole in certain versions of OpenSSL, the software that allows for (supposedly) secure transactions on the web – transactions at URLs that begin with https: instead of just http:.
Every site that has contacted their users has had one message: change your password for our site. (Our server was just fine, because my service provider was diligently updating our OpenSSL software.)
Every site, that is, except for one – because they were completely protected.
I’m here to tell you that there’s a better path, one that I chose to follow about two months ago, and am thrilled with.
It happens to be the same site that didn’t need to have its users change their password.
Here’s why it’s the perfect cure for Heartbleed. Continue Reading →