The Password Poem has no Clues…

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This nearly senseless verse is an example for a good password or passphrase – at least if you follow Marjan Ghazvininejad and Kevin Knight of the University of California (USC).

In How to Memorize a Random 60-Bit String they line out a quite creative method to overcome the classic paradoxon of passwords:  passwords are either safe or easy to remember but never the both together.

The core idea to cut this knot is that a rhyme in the iambic tetrameter like the one above, is sufficiently long (size matters for safety questions) and however relatively easy to remember, even if it has little to no sense at all.

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