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How can I remember all these ##@! passwords?

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

It is a fact of life that passwords are the keys to our online kingdoms … and that keeping these passwords safe is critical to preventing identity theft, ensuring corporate security, keeping private things private, and much more.

However, the number of distinct places that we log into seems to constantly grow.  We have to use secure passwords for all of them and should not use the same password for any two of them.  Oh ya, we should also change our passwords frequently!

Its dizzying and makes your head spin.  Few can remember the plethora of changing passwords and, in desperation, either use the same poor password for everything or use written cheat sheets listing all of the user names and passwords for easy reference (and easy peeking by others should they get a hold of it).

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