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TechTips: Protecting Passwords

PasswordIs your password something easy for you to remember, like your dog’s name? Do you have it on a sticky note under your keyboard? Your personal data, and the data of APS’s students and staff, are only as secure as our passwords. Even if you use secure passwords at work, do you use them at home? Good password practices are essential to keeping personal information private.

In this week’s article, US-Cert explains why having strong passwords is important, and things you can do to effectively use strong passwords. Read the article: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/tips/ST04-002