Your username and passwords are under seige. And the bad guys are getting really good. Don't believe me? Ask the Democratic National Committee about its email accounts, large companies, or government agencies. They've learned the hard way. Massive security breaches are wide spread and taking place daily. When these major entities are at risk, don't think that the username and the same password that you use for multiple sites are safe! The US Securities and Exchange Commission says that cybersecurity is the biggest risk facing the financial system. Security experts estimate that hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded by the criminal underworld. This means that you may be exposed to cybercrimes either now or in the future.
After listening to the hosts of the popular podcast Reply All (episode #91 The Russian Passenger) investigate how their boss's Uber account was compromised, I'd like to provide you with quick actionable tips that you can implement immediately to protect yourself.