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  1. Secure IT: Recycle Your Paper, Not Your Passwords

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), and this year’s theme is “Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.” We’ve discussed the overarching goals of NCSAM before, and began exploring the theme last week. Part 2 of 3 in our NSCAM theme dives into an important part of Secure IT—Shake Up Your Passphrase Protocol: create strong, unique passphrases. We’ve covered building a strong passphrase before, but passphrases also need to be unique to be truly formidable. Why? Read on.

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  2. Making – And Keeping – Your Cybersecurity Resolution

    We all know the drill by now: the beginning of the year is a fresh start, and the perfect time to set a goal. 40% of Americans make a New Year’s resolution each year, and whether that’s sticking to a budget, finding a new hobby, or getting more exercise, they don’t waste a minute making that goal a reality.This time of year, the gyms are packed – but don’t let that discourage you! You can increase your cyber-strength from the comfort of your desk chair.

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  3. Password Hacks: Strength in Numbers (and letters and symbols)

    It’s the end of a long workday – time to head home! Pack up your things, kill the lights, and latch the front door with Velcro. Sounds ridiculous, right?We go to great lengths to prevent physical break-ins, but unfortunately, many passwords used today are about as secure as that Velcro. Understand your enemy and learn tips to create secure passphrases.

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