The Guy Who Invented Those Annoying Password Rules Now Regrets Wasting Your Time. Weve all been forced to do it create a password with at least so many characters, so many numbers, so many special characters, and maybe an uppercase letter. Guess what The guy who invented these standards nearly 1. He is also very sorry. The man in question is Bill Burr, a former manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST. More information about Logan Framers Edge Mat Cutters. Logan Framers Edge Mat Cutters have many features of highvolume production cutters that one would find in. The only problem is that Bill Burr didnt really know much about how passwords worked back in 2003, when he wrote the manual. He certainly wasnt a security expert. Microsoft claims Bing, its search engine for people who have just unboxed a new computer and are trying to find out where to download Chrome, is bigger than you think. Web oficial de la Universidad de A Corua. 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All those rules about using uppercase letters and special characters and numbersthose are all because of Bill. The only problem is that Bill Burr didnt really know much about how passwords worked back in 2. He certainly wasnt a security expert. And now the retired 7. Much of what I did I now regret, Bill Burr told. Search metadata Search full text of books Search TV captions Search archived web sites Advanced Search. The Wall Street Journal recently, admitting that his research into passwords mostly came from a white paper written in the 1. In the end, the list of guidelines was probably too complicated for a lot of folks to understand very well, and the truth is, it was barking up the wrong tree. Bill is not wrong. Simple math shows that a shorter password with wacky characters is much easier to crack than a long string of easy to remember words. This classic XKCD comic shows how four simple words create a passphrase that would take a computer 5. Wattpad For Windows Phone 8. This is why the latest set of NIST guidelines recommends that people create long passphrases rather than gobbledygook words like the ones Bill thought were secure. Pro tip Use this guide to create a super secure passcode using a pair of dice. Inevitably, you have to wonder if Bill not only feels regretful but also a little embarrassed. Framers-Edge-Elite-48-inch-2.jpg' alt='Logan 650 Mat Cutter Instruction Manual' title='Logan 650 Mat Cutter Instruction Manual' />Its not entirely his fault either. Fifteen years ago, there was very little research into passwords and information security, while researchers can now draw on millions upon millions of examples. Bill also wasnt the only one to come up with some regrettable ideas in the early days of the web, either. Remember pop ads, the scourge of the mid aughts internet The inventor of those is super sorry as well. Oh, and the confusing, unnecessary double slash in web addressesThe inventor of that idea and the web itself Tim Berners Lee is also sorry. Technology is often an exercise of trial and error. If you get something right, like Jeff Bezos or Mark Zuckerberg have done, the rewards are sweet. If you screw up and waste years of unsuspecting internet users time in the process, like Bill did, you get to apologize years later. We forgive you, Bill. At least some of us do. Wall Street Journal. Bings US Market Share Is Wildly Underestimated. Microsoft claims Bing, its search engine for people who have just unboxed a new computer and are trying to find out where to download Chrome, is bigger than you think. Stats released by the company this week claim Bing enjoys an astonishing 3. US, which is far higher than the frankly more believable 9 percent it reports worldwide. According to Microsoft, the 3. This is surprising, because as Ars Technicas Peter Bright noted, the most common reaction he gets when he says he uses the site at all is slack jawed stares and stupid questions. I, for one, cant remember a single time Ive used Bing in recent memory, other than the aforementioned use of installing a web browser that doesnt use Bing. If Microsofts metrics are to be believed, its quite a coup Half a decade ago, some rankings had it come in at under 3 percent of global searches. The numbers seem to go up and down depending on the source, but the most generous prior estimate from Comscore last year put Microsoft at just north of 2. Bing technology powers Yahoos search engine. None of that counts mobile queries, where Google has a functional global monopoly with virtually no meaningful competition whatsoever. So few web savvy people seem to use Bing that those who do are a sort of curiosity, though that might just be compartmentalization If youre a heavy Google user, using Chrome tied to a Gmail account, it might not ever occur to you that Bing even exists. But since the vast majority of new computer sales are for Windows devices, which come preloaded with Bing defaulting browsers Internet Explorer or Edge, one would imagine theres enough workplace users, old people, folks who dont give a damn and others of their ilk to make up a big share of the market. Theyre real and theyre out there, just Binging it up, occasionally not noticing sand penises.