Hurricane season has begun and some tips for how to prepare your tech are here (backups and more) and here (how to save precious battery life), as well as some handy gadgets to assist are here. Be safe!
For reference and further reading:
USA Today published as article reminding us of the importance of 3 practices to keep up tech-healthy in 2017.
- Secure Passwords
For further reading and reference:
I came across this XKCD comic the other day. It's an old one, but a good one that teaches an important lesson. Most people are under the impression that when creating a password a complex word with a bunch of random characters is super secure.
Unfortunately, the truth is 4 random words like mentioned above in the comic is WAY more secure and would take longer to crack then a short complex one. I think the best thing to remember is try to create a passphrase vs a password. Just a friendly reminder!