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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    Yes they do hehe. How are you doing?
    I'm very good! Busy. All the busyness. But very good =D What about yourself ?
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    (Original post by omicronlyrae)
    I'm very good! Busy. All the busyness. But very good =D What about yourself ?
    Yeah, I'm alright thank you, on a very well deserved 2 weeks off work. What are you up to these days?
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    Working a lot! I have a very busy job which requires a lot of travelling for work, so I'm rarely in the UK at the moment..!
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    (Original post by omicronlyrae)
    Working a lot! I have a very busy job which requires a lot of travelling for work, so I'm rarely in the UK at the moment..!
    That's cool. Anywhere fun and exciting? I used to have a role quite similar as a cyber security consultant for a large US defence contractor, but the international travel component drove me insane; especially when it led me to places that I really did not want to go to. So I sacked it off and now work in the video games industry as a cyber security SME.
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    That's cool. Anywhere fun and exciting? I used to have a role quite similar as a cyber security consultant for a large US defence contractor, but the international travel component drove me insane; especially when it led me to places that I really did not want to go to. So I sacked it off and now work in the video games industry as a cyber security SME.
    I've been to various places in Europe, Africa, and the ME. Some awesome, others very much not. But I sill love the travel. I imagine in a few years I'll probably get sick of it, but for now it's all good..!
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    Any insight as to why sites have specific password lengths? I just signed up to a site requiring 6-10 characters. I understand minimums but not maximums.

    Also my ISP demands passwords begin with a letter?

    Do these precautions make passwords safer? Lol?
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Lol?
    You can remove the question mark, it's definitely lol.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Any insight as to why sites have specific password lengths? I just signed up to a site requiring 6-10 characters. I understand minimums but not maximums.

    Also my ISP demands passwords begin with a letter?

    Do these precautions make passwords safer? Lol?
    Perhaps they're done it to reduce the amount of forgotten passwords? :dontknow: There shouldn't really be a fundamental security reason to limit password lengths.
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    (Original post by G8D)
    Any insight as to why sites have specific password lengths? I just signed up to a site requiring 6-10 characters. I understand minimums but not maximums.

    Also my ISP demands passwords begin with a letter?

    Do these precautions make passwords safer? Lol?
    Usually when they ask you for specific characters from your password instead of the full password. Worryingly, that usually means that the actual full password is stored in a reversibly encrypted format or worse, in plaintext.

    Your ISP is ridiculous.

    They do not.

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