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Secure Password Advice for Small Businesses

Secure Password Advice for Small Businesses

Every small business has passwords, whether it is to access their email, webmail, website, blog, online accounts, log in to trading platforms, online banking etc. But how secure is your password? Here we present some secure password advice for small businesses to help the choose a secure password in the first place and then to keep those passwords safe. Choose a Secure Password in the First Place The whole point of having a password is that you are the only one who knows that password. Having default passwords is not very clever because, although a would-be trespasser might not KNOW your password, you don’t want it to be easy to guess. For example, Gary McKinnon, the famous British “hacker” gained access to numerous US defence computers using the most simple and obvious p... »