Posts Tagged ‘Password Security’

Password SecurityCloud-based services, aka services that store your information on a server as opposed to your own hard drive, have been embraced by individuals and business users alike.

Everything from banking apps, email and even social media accounts are now all accessible via the Cloud on multiple devices with nothing more than an internet connection, which means we’re able to enjoy a greater range of services than ever before.

However, cloud accounts require passwords to restrict user access, and with so many accounts to keep track of, it’s tempting to use the same run-of-the-mill passwords for multiple services. It might be a very convenient way of doing things (after all, you need to be able to remember your logins), but by sticking to what you know, you’re increasing your vulnerability online and compromising the security of your cloud data. (more…)