100 Words On…..Authentication Credentials

Digitally Vicarious
Feb 26 · 1 min read
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Your passwords are keys to the kingdom and it only makes sense to protect them. Rather than worry about what constitutes a secure password, focus on where they are stored and used. Operating systems must securely encrypt and store passwords for the accounts they hold. Network devices must have encrypted passwords unable to be extracted or decrypted. Change account, system, and master passwords regularly. Use a password vault. Do not write down passwords if avoidable. Do not share login credentials. Avoid using generic accounts. Ensure you have a current policy that governs passwords and review it regularly. Undertake awareness training.

The 100 Words Project

Compact thoughts for a digital world

Digitally Vicarious

Written by

Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

Digitally Vicarious

Written by

Real Name: Logan. Chief Sentence Officer (CSO). Aspiring CIO. Cybersecurity Entertainer, Writer & Presenter. Humanity, not machinery. Empathetic & altruistic.

The 100 Words Project

The 100 words project is a personal challenge to condense articles, ideas, and concepts into a format of exactly 100 words, no more and no less. Micro blogs that are easy to digest, thought-provoking, and insightful are the goals of this initiative.

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