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The power of your word – your PASSword [4] – Bring it Together

In the final of four articles on getting control over your passwords, I’ll cover some strategies for tying everything together and KEEPING control over your passwords. By now, you should have a list of where you authenticate with a password.  Don’t worry if it’s not complete, it’s a start!  On the list, you should have the application/site, the user name, the password, and the last time you verified it.  … Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [4] – Bring it Together

The power of your word – your PASSword [3] – Strategize

Thanks for tuning in again for another installment on how wrest control over all of the passwords you use.  Previously, I gave you some tips on identifying where you use passwords.  I also suggested categorizing your passwords into circles of trust, or threat levels, according to how much damage a compromised password can do to your life. Today, we’re going to get to work.  Let’s come up with a “scheme”… Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [3] – Strategize

The power of your word – your PASSword [2] – Your Circles of Trust

Welcome back to my four part series on taking back control of your passwords.  In the last article, I discussed some common problems people face with their passwords.  The assignment was to begin a master list of places you access information with a password.  If you haven’t started one, it’s simple.  We want a list with four columns – site, username, password, and last used. Remember, don’t worry about having a completely… Read More »The power of your word – your PASSword [2] – Your Circles of Trust

The power of your word. Your PASSword.

You can read about the power of your word in religious and philosophical works throughout history. In your digital life, where everything is inter-connected, your word is more important than ever. Today, we’re going to concentrate on the most important word in your digital life – your PASSWORD. Notice I said password. In reality, most of us have several passwords for the places we visit online. If you’ve read this far,… Read More »The power of your word. Your PASSword.