A great little snippet on Security. So important, and yet so few people pay attention to this on a regular basis…
Originally posted on Dan Hauk:
A colleague, Ian Stewart, was kind enough to share an email he sent to someone who confessed to using the same password for everything. I think it hits a number of great points and tips on passwords and security best practices, most (all?) of which are outlined in Automattic’s internal docs/handbook. Definitely a good read if you want to tighten up your online security.
tl;dr Use 1Password for everything and two-step authentication for everything.
Alright, this went long but … let’s prevent you from getting hacked!
Never ever give your password or “passphrase” (I’ll get to that) to anyone. Even if you give one to someone like me who’s helping out, change it as soon as we’re done.
No two passwords should ever be the same even if they’re “temp” or “throwaway” passwords.
To manage all your passwords use 1Password and never have to worry about remembering all your…
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