When I describe my password habits to some people, they often act a bit confused:
- I have a different, secure password for every website
- I don’t memorize any of them
- I never have a problem logging in
I’ve talked to many people over the last year about their password habits, and it’s amazing to me that so many people have bad password habits. Most people, even the techies that I know, have numerous online accounts that are so easy to break into that it’s surprising that they haven’t already. And for the rest of the masses that constantly forget their passwords, I’m always slightly embarrassed for them when they switch to a different computer and can’t log into their accounts.
Luckily, I have a few easy tips for keeping your passwords secure, unique, and easy to figure out when you forget them. Continue reading →