Dana Epp Hates Passwords

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Richard talks to Dana Epp about his on-going battles with password security. The conversation digs into various security issues, including public WiFi exploits, rainbow and hash tablets and more. Dana also talks about the rash of account hijacking in 2012 that made a mess of online identities - and the danger of single sign on when that happens. While he's still looking for the perfect solution to not having a password, Dana has a bunch of tips for doing a better job with yours, and your company's security.

As Kaseya’s Chief Technology Officer, Dana Epp is responsible for driving the company's technology strategy with a focus on accelerating innovation, product development and R&D. He has most recently served as the company’s Principal Architect for Security, Identity & Access Management, focusing on the architecture and security of the next-generation identity and access management platform for cloud-based IT management. Dana joined Kaseya in 2014 following the company’s acquisition of Scorpion Software, which Dana founded in 2002. Dana also served as Scorpion Software’s CTO and Chief Security Architect. He has spent the last 25 years focusing on software security and has been awarded the recognition and designation by Microsoft as an Enterprise Security MVP for the past ten years, and recently was appointed as a Microsoft Regional Director.

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