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Posted by Library Blog
09/14/2012 at 02:17 PM
The following rules for creating strong passwords are abridged from the April 2012 YourABA e-news article Security Fundamentals: Passwords --  Use a minimum of eight characters Use a variety of characters Do not use a single dictionary word or common phrase Use phrases that combine multiple common but unrelated words Use different passwords for different services/devices Choose security questions that are less ordinary or answer the security question with false but memorable information Be sure that the URL for the website you are logging into looks legitimate and that the browser...
Posted by David Logan
09/12/2012 at 11:54 AM
RWU Law Prof. Carl Bogus gained national acclaim for his recent biography of conservative icon William F. Buckley, Jr.  http://law.rwu.edu/blog/buckley-bio-reviewed-and-admired-widely and now he is participating in a major program at the University of Texas School of Law on the topic of the future of the American conservative movement.  Organized by Sandy Levinson, the Garwood Centennial Chair in Law at UT, leading scholars from across the country will gather in Austin to debate “Wither Conservatism,” a topic made all the more interesting by the prospect of Paul Ryan being elected...
Posted by David Logan
09/07/2012 at 12:02 PM
Among the crazes of the last decade is poker, fueled by the ease (and promise of riches) from online playing and fan interest form TV coverage taking advantage of “pocket cams” that allowed observers to see players’ “hole cards.”  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poker As it turns out, Roger Williams University has a number of interesting connections to gaming. First, RWU undergrad alum Susan Bedusa produced a well-regarded documentary “All In: The Poker Movie,” which traces the meteoric rise of poker’s popularity, with the 6 entrants in the first “Main Event” of the World Series...