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Welcome to Between the Braces, a web development blog by Adam Blom. This is where I will share my thoughts on the various aspects of web design and development. If you have a topic you would like to see here, feel free to contact me;


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Heartbleed. It’s still a thing.

by Adam Blom

While I don’t like to come off as just jumping on the bandwagon, I decided it was important to put out as many sources about this bug as possible given its potential impact on the security of the web. I’ve laid out this post in a pseudo-F.A.Q. format to make it easy to find information on […]

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Posted on April 18, 2014

Categories: Security, Uncategorized

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So the combination is… one, two, three, four, five?

by Adam Blom

I’ll be the first to admit that the password is not the perfect solution to security. If done properly they are hard to remember and still not very secure. But to date there are very few options that are better. Since we are stuck with them until something truly more secure comes along so why […]

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Posted on April 2, 2014

Categories: Security, Uncategorized

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