When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do? -- John Maynard Keynes

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

5 Tips To Toughen Passwords

Heard several tech people say they "closed their Linked-In accounts" after passwords were reported stolen--typical comment--"I never used or needed my Linked-In account anyway." But if you have an account at Linked-In or elsewhere requiring secure passwords, I pass along the following:

7 Tips To Toughen Passwords - Security - End user/client security - Informationweek -- of the Seven Tips, here are the top five IMHO:

Use separate and unique passwords for each site
Use non alpha characters such as ?!$% in the password
Use Uncommon Patterns
Do Not Use Biographical Details
Use Longer Passwords

Be safe, be secure!


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