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XKCD's recent comic on password securityIf you don’t read the web-comic XKCD, I highly recommend that you start doing so now. Self-billed as a “A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language”, it provides great insights to life and technology.

That said, last Wednesday’s comic on password security was definitely an eye opener for me. I recently wrote a blog post for NPower Northwest on creating password policies for nonprofit organizations, and I may well be making an update to that soon. On the whole, the advice there is still the same: Create solid passwords, don’t re-use them on multiple sites/logins, change them regularly and educate staff on password best practices. Continue reading