Don’t Change Your Password!

Password thief

Back in the day, the advice was to change your passwords often.

That is now bad advice. Regulalry changing passwords makes them easier to forget. Thus user then tend to write them down on sticky notes or make them simple (rather than complex) so they don’t forget them.

So how do you protect your business? If you have the option to use multi-factor authentication, turn it on.MFA is where you generate a code on a separate device to prove its really you logging in. It is not fool proof, but it can prevent the majority of cyber-criminals from accessing your systems.

Turn it on everywhere it’s available and look at changing settings to force all employees to use it as well.

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