On Apr 26, 2011, at 12:23 PM, peterh...@cruzio.com wrote:

>> Just select the defaults of WPA2 and WPA (PSK), and TKIP & AES.
>> Choose a good passphrase mixing letters and numbers: "Hey it's sn0w1ng
>> Macintoshes outside!"
> OTOH, use a passphrase which is a substring of an instance of a Gibson
> Research Corporation pseudo-random number generator output.
> A single call to GRC's p-RNG will give you enough characters for:
> 1) the SSID,
> 2) the WPA passphrase, and
> 3) the router password.

All adding vastly more complexity without increasing the security one little 
bit. In fact, nonsense like this usually REDUCES security, because it 
guarantees that the password gets written down somewhere. 

IMO, this is security theatre, not security.

Bruce Johnson
University of Arizona
College of Pharmacy
Information Technology Group

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