Monthly Archives: June 2019

Passwords: Basics People Still Ignore

You can have all the locks on your data center and have all the network security available, but nothing will keep your data safe if your employees are careless with passwords. Here are some tips to help you and your employees, since human error is one of the top reasons for IT disaster recovery. Change Passwords – Most security experts recommend that companies change out all passwords every 30 to 90 days. Require passwords that mix upper and lowercase, and include a number and a symbol. Teach employees NOT to use standard dictionary words ( in any language), or personal data that can be known, or can be stolen: addresses, telephone numbers, social security numbers, birthdays, etc. Emphasize that employees should not access anything usingRead Full Article