You’re feeling pretty smug that you’ve created a strong password system, and you’re confident your data, files, and sensitive information is as safe as a lock-down at Fort Knox. But in the light of the recent brute force hacking attempts on WordPress accounts, everyone should be double-checking and rethinking their password process.
The first order of business would be to keep your passwords safe. In other words, don’t leave them lying around (i.e. on a note taped to your desk or monitor), or make them blatantly obvious (“ABC123”). There are several safe and encrypted programs available today to keep your vital passwords safe, yet easy to access. Here are a few for you to review. [Read more…]