Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
5 Ways to Prevent Cyber Crimes From Derailing Your Business
Success Coach, Business Development Consultant, Motivational S...
For instance, when employees use poor passwords on their files or computers, they make their computers sitting ducks for
B I G B O Y. It's Not "Just" a Password.
Mark A. Steber
Chief Tax Officer, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service
You can't be overly cautious when it comes to protecting yourself against scammers, it seems every advance in identity theft
All the Ways You Invite an Identity Thief Into Your Online Life
Writer and Creator
You've heard all the warnings: Don't use your children's birthdates or names as you develop new passwords. Bank at a cybercafe. Stay logged into your favorite buying sites--after all, it's so much easier than having to dig out THAT password and log in, then hope you got it right!
cigdemhizal via Getty Images
World's Most-Used Passwords Are Still Awful, According To 2015 Data
Your password is still "password," isn't it?
These Are The Worst Passwords You Could Have
If your password is on this list, you should change it.
How to Create and Use Strong and Unique Passwords (PHOTOS)
One of the best ways to protect your online security is to have strong passwords that you change periodically. But that's easier said than done. Create a password that's hard to guess but easy to remember by making up a phrase.
How to Create and Remember Strong Passwords
Coming up with hard-to-guess passwords is hard enough, but it's even harder to have separate passwords for different sites and to remember new ones after you change them.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit