Category: Passwords

Choosing and Protecting Passwords

Choosing and Protecting Passwords

Why do you need strong passwords? You probably use personal identification numbers (PINs), passwords, or passphrases every day: from getting money from the ATM or using your debit card in a store, to logging in to your email or into an online retailer. Tracking all of the number, letter, and word combinations may be frustrating,

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Understanding Patches and Software Updates

Understanding Patches and Software Updates

What are patches? Patches are software and Operating System (OS) updates that address security vulnerabilities within a program or product. Software vendors may choose to release updates to fix performance or security bugs, as well as to provide enhanced security functionality. How do you find out what software updates you need to install? When software

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