Give Correct Tools to People

I was attracted to the title of this newsletter —

“Cybersecurity Is People” — Yes indeed. People should be given valid tools to ensure the security (1), not given wrong tools that bring down security (2) nor given wrong recommendations that only embarrass people (3)

In the sphere of Identity Assurance or Digital Identity, these three points mean -

(3) People should not be given out-of-date password policy; enjoy this comic published 18 years ago

(2) People should not be given security-destructive authentication schemes: this 2-minute video may help — “Biometrics in Cyber Space — “below-one” factor authentication”

We are now witnessing a hilarious and tragic comedy brought about by someone having mixed up ‘It’s not good enough’ with ‘It’s bad’; enjoy this 2005 comic

(1) People should be given secure and easily-practicable password systems; here is a 90-second video “Fend Off Cybercrime by Episodic Memory”

Interested to know more?

You are invited to these blog collections;

Power of Citizens’ Episodic Memory

LOSS of Security Taken for GAIN of Security

Biometrics Unravelled | password-dependent password-killer

Give correct tools to people who need good security!

Website —

Digital identity blogs collected at



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Hitoshi Kokumai

Advocate of ‘Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory’, Inventor of Expanded Password System and Founder of Mnemonic Identity Solutions Limited in UK.