Recently, more stories broke about security breaches that put sensitive data at risk. From 2 Million passwords being compromised on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google to JP Morgan Chase telling almost 1/2 million users their information may be at risk (after more than 5 months!), it’s more important than ever to make sure your data is as safe as it can be.
On-line transactions are a huge part of modern life. Unfortunately, much of how data is secure is left in the hands of those organizations we interact with. As such, we have to trust that they will keep it safe.
You can help yourself by following some simple methods to keep your passwords safe, especially if you know of a Senior who needs some extra help. Check out this additional article from USA Today that talks about for solid strategies.
These are by no means ALL you should do, but use these stories of Data Breaches to review your strategies for keeping your sensitive information safer.