“I never forget my passwords.” “My passwords are unique to each of my logins.” “My passwords are virtually impossible to hack.” By the end of this column, you will be able to say these things with confidence.

Passwords are the keys to your information. If you lose your key, you are locked out. If someone acquires your key, they have access to your information. Sometimes it is convenient to have a single key to all your locks, but if someone obtains a copy of your key, they have access to all your information. That’s why it is important to have unique keys to each of your locks. If one is “lost,” the other doors are safe.

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