“As far as made-up holidays go, ‘World Password Day’ doesn’t quite have the same cachet as, say, Father’s Day, or even National Pancake Day (March 8th),” Brian Barrett reports for Wired.
MacDailyNews Take: All holidays are made-up.
“Still, it’s as good an excuse as any to fix your bad passwords,” Barrett reports. “Or better yet, to finally realize that the password you thought was good still needs some work.”
“By now you know the basics of password security. Don’t write them down, get a password manager, use two-factor authentication whenever possible, and don’t use anything that’s easily guessable,” Barrett reports. “(Looking at you, ‘111111’ crowd).”
“WIRED asked a field of password security experts for their favorite unexpected advice, the best practices that might save you the most headache in the long run,” Barrett reports. “Here are seven tips and tricks to keep your digital locks secure.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Good tips!
For information about Apple’s OS X Keychain Access app, including how to copy keychains to other Macs, Apple’s Keychain Access support documents are here.