Why Having the Right Kind of Password Is Important

Our online passwords protect some of our most important data; here’s how you can protect them.

Having the right kind of password is important, but how frequently it is changed matters a great deal too. Proper password management is important not only to the organization you’re working with, but also your personal identity.

Today I’m going to go over this topic, as well as some of the tools and policies in place that should drill down to your personal accounts. Here’s an outline of my discussion, with timestamps so that you can skip ahead to the section(s) that interest you most:

0:35- The personal and residential side of passwords

1:25- An important tip about caching your personal passwords and keeping them secure

2:30- How long should your personal passwords be?

3:15- Should you trust Apple’s password keychain?

4:33- Why you need to be changing your most important passwords every 90 days

6:05- Advice for using passwords in the corporate/business world and tools that can assist you

7:30- Wrapping things up

If you have questions about what I discussed in today’s video or anything else related to IT, don’t hesitate to reach out and give me a call or send an email. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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