Learn about password maintenance.
- [Instructor] Once you've created strong passwords,…you still need to be diligent and manage them wisely.…Four easy-to-remember tips are listed here.…One, if a site offers two-factor authentication, use it.…With two-factor authentication,…you will receive a text message…when you try logging in from a new computer or device…and you'll receive that same text message…if someone else tries to login to your account…from another device.…Two, whenever you're on a public computer,…such as at the library or in a hotel lobby,…do not save your passwords or click the Remember Me box.…
Hackers can install software on public computers…that record your keystrokes,…so don't use public computers to login to your bank account,…and stay away from your personal accounts…if you're using public Wi-Fi.…Three, keep all of your written passwords stored securely.…Consider keeping them in a safe or a safety deposit box,…so that they'll only be accessed by those who need to know.…Four, after you create your super secure password,…there's still one huge all-important step remaining:…
Note: This course was recorded and produced by Mentor Source, Inc. We're pleased to host this training in our library.
- History of identity theft
- Twelve ways to protect your identity
- The real cost of identity theft
- Medical identity theft
- What should you do when your identity is stolen?
- What can organizations do?
- Simple password protection
- Does your password pass?
- Managing your passwords