Thanksgiving Turkey Award – Worst Passwords of 2020

If the Pandemic wasn’t enough to deal with, we still have to deal with people and their poor password choices.

Three passwords security controls that really make a difference.

  • Make your passwords longer than 12 characters
  • Use a password manager to create and remember long random passwords that are different for every location or resource.
  • Use two-factor authentication everywhere you can.

Have a Happy Thanksgiving – Be sure to watch the video below.

Top 200 Worst Passwords of 2021 from NordPass

To see the full list check out the article here.

Hoping  you are having a safe and secure Thanksgiving celebration with your immediate family – or else!

https://youtu.be/EP4a-Gfc_5Q

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About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at http://wyzguyscybersecurity.com

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