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Early in my career I was tasked with completing a security audit. As part of that audit, I was asked to review passwords. Thinking out of the box, I decided to review the physical security as well as the traditional stuff – length of passwords, character mix, and aging. To this day I still smile thinking about it. You see I decided, just for grins, to look  under keyboards throughout the office (our corporate headquarters). Of course, I found dozens of index cards with, you guessed it, "secure" p

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