If you’re anything like me, your home computer is riddled with post it notes. Everywhere. Reminders of due dates, reminders of errands to run, or emails I need to send. But above all, the one thing that covers my computer is passwords. For all the hundreds of passwords we have in our day to day lives, keeping them straight is a pain. Don’t believe me? The last time I tried to sign into my email, it took me three tries. I knew I had the “base” of the password down, but it still … [Read more...] about Password Managers: What They Are, and Why You Should Get One
How to Keep your Passwords Secure
Password security is important, as it is the final line of defense against an intruder. Luckily, some new tools, combined with newly talked-about guidelines, could make this easier. Let's discuss passwords and better ways to manage them. Is Password Security that important, really? There is no doubt that password security is important in the modern day. Having your password revealed for your bank account, Amazon account, any domain or hosting service, or your social media (Facebook, Twitter, … [Read more...] about Password security: What you need to know.
Securing your computer and network requires careful attention in several different areas: passwords, online application settings, firewall settings, anti-virus, and anti-malware. If you stop paying attention in one of these areas, all the work in the others may be irrelevant. Maintaining and remembering passwords may seem like a pain, but it's important. Keep the following in mind regarding passwords: Choose and use complex passwords (using a mixture of letters, … [Read more...] about Computer Security