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IDG Contributor Network: The only three passwords your survivors will ever need

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Sep 19, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    The other day I had a fit of long-overdue reorganizing. Moving to a new office space will do that to you, I guess, but it's a good opportunity to review, reassess and purge. In doing so I came across an old list that I had given to my wife just prior to a transatlantic trip; I figured that in today's world you never know what craziness might ensue so better to err on the side of caution. Some people use the same password for every website (a very bad idea) and others use a different one that they make up and have to remember for each site (a better idea but too difficult to remember them all).

    In the past I took the same approach that a lot of people do: I used a formula for creating passwords. The long-overlooked list contained my password "formulas" for all different types of websites.

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