Doug Bedell — July 29, 2016, 9:06 am

Refresher Time: Strong Computer Passwords

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Security InfoWatch provides a treatise on computer password security – a reminder of how critical good passwords are to deterring hackers, and what constitutes a strong password vs. a weak one.

It doesn’t hurt at all – and may well provide extra protection – to be conversant on the elements of a dutiful password. The two worst passwords on SplashData’s annual list of bad passwords? “123456” and “password”. Who’d have thought anyone would be using these!

And here’s a complementary piece from Entrepreneur on “4 Foolish Cybersecurity Mistakes Robert Herjavec Is Shocked People Still Make”. Herjavec co-founded the Herjavec Group, a Toronto-based Internet security firm, in 2003.

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