Keep Your Password Secure

The web and  the methods of collecting personal information have evolved side by side. A very large number of websites require visitors to register to acquire access or participate. While the need for registration is understandable, tracking user names and passwords can be burdensome. Consider using software to store your passwords, in a safe accessible manner.

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Most websites have privacy policies, but the value of privacy statements are only as honorable as the people behind the websites. Here are suggestions for keeping passwords and your information secure:

1.) never share your password with anyone

2.) change your password frequently

3.) try to choose a password so it doesn’t need to be written down, but not so obvious others would easily guess the password

4.) don’t use a password containing all the same characters

5.) be sure your password is at least 6 characters

6.) don’t send your password via email or provide it over the phone

7.) don’t use pet, family or friend names

8.) don’t use your telephone number, zip code or address

9.) use a different password for each account

10.) don’t use user name

11.) deactivate accounts for terminated employees

12.) don’t allow shared accounts

13.) password contains upper, lowercase letters, non-letter characters and numbers

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