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Passwords, Everyday!

You use passwords everyday: sending email, shopping online, staying in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and your other social media, banking online, making new contacts via LinkedIn, calling grandma over Skype, checking your children’s grades, updating this week’s fantasy football roster, and on and on… You can’t escape them, because just about everything you do online […]

Security Resolutions for 2016

Dear Sticky Password blog readers! Let me wish you a safe and Happy New Year! Today, instead of a new tutorial for you, I have some straightforward ideas for New Year’s resolutions that you’ll want to keep: I will use a unique password for each website. I will install software updates. I will use 2 factor […]

Who are your passwords protecting you against?

When it comes to passwords, we all deal with them somehow. We have to, because passwords are just about everywhere these days. Whether you have yours on a spreadsheet on your PC, or written on a piece of paper (or lots of pieces of paper), or you have that one ‘super’ password you use on […]

Setting Password Reminders

Even little kids today know that passwords should be strong and should be changed regularly. But how do you know that the password you’re using is strong? And how can you remember when to change my password? Sticky Password users don’t have to worry about that. Let’s explore Sticky Password warnings! There are two types of warnings in […]

A Stampede of Passwords

A significant element of being in control of a situation is having the associated feeling: that calm sense that you’re not overwhelmed, that you can handle it. A small herd of elephants in the distance doesn’t seem all that dangerous. Not until it is picking up speed and heading in your direction. Not surprisingly, the […]

The TalkTalk Hack and What It Means for Your Security

The web and news sites are of full of the recent breaking story and updates about the hack of TalkTalk – the British provider of broadband services. Interest in the hack is very high – as are questions about password security. One category of questions can be summarized as: I don’t have a TalkTalk account, […]

Are You Really Going to Use That?

When it comes to protecting data, small businesses often set themselves up for unnecessary trouble because they overreach the type and amount of data they collect from their clients and potential customers. As part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, our blog Are You Really Going to Use That? came out on the 360 Cyber […]

Teaching Kids About Passwords

Passwords are not going away anytime soon. If kids don’t learn basic password management skills for the devices, apps, sites and games they use, we’re setting our kids up for long-term failure from a security perspective. The security skills kids learn today are extremely important as passwords (in some form) will most likely be used […]

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Passwords and Digital Amnesia

How important are your passwords ? Let’s start this blog entry on a philosophical note: If you had an accident and lost all your memories would you still be the same person? Also would you be the same person if you liked different kinds of music, made other decisions in life or had different friends? […]