The critical need to keep your account passwords distinct and the value of your personal information 07/23/2019

These 2 seemingly distinct topics are very related.  In the last 10 days I have been alerted to 16 data breaches that date back to 2017 and contain some number of accounts that have @wesleyan.edu in their account information.  The reasons for the delayed notifications can be varied–companies are just finding out, companies don’t want … Read moreThe critical need to keep your account passwords distinct and the value of your personal information 07/23/2019

Multi/Dual-factor Authentication–What is it and why use it? 07/18/2019

Securing accounts has been a problem for quite a while.  We often rely solely upon passwords.   If done right, we use unique passwords for each account.  Yes, that can become unwieldy and I wrote an article about password managers that very much takes most of the pain away from that process.  However, there is an … Read moreMulti/Dual-factor Authentication–What is it and why use it? 07/18/2019