Strong passwords are an important way to protect your corporate and private data
from theft – and to avoid joining the more than nine million Americans
victimized by identity theft each year. Eugene Buyakin, COO of Kaspersky
Lab, says he used to have a "throwaway" password that he would use for
online services that weren’t important, or one-time only events.
However, one day he “realized that the same throwaway password was being
used on junk pages as well as sites like Twitter and Facebook,” he
says. "A throwaway password never stays unimportant.” Darya Gudkova,
head of content analysis and research for Kaspersky, also emphasizes the
need for strong passwords. She recommends long passwords with a mix of
different characters and letters. She also throws in several different
languages to make her own passwords even tougher to crack. How do you
create a bulletproof password that hackers can't crack? These tips from
myID.com can help you and your employees set passwords that will keep
your data stays secure.