We all know that password management can be a pain in the butt. However, here is a story that may motivate you to update your passwords and keep them strong. http://thehackernews.com/2016/05/linkedin-account-hack.html Synopsis: LinkedIn was hacked back in 2012. 4 years later, 167 million user names and passwords are for sale. The incident proved that LinkedIn stored passwords in an insecure way and that the company did not make it known exactly how widespread the data breach was at the time. Since we cannot completely trust companies like LinkedIn and Facebook to protect our accounts, there are some simple things we must do to minimize risk. I recommend: Change your LinkedIn password (especially if it has not been changed in 4 … Continue reading LinkedIn Hack results in passwords for sale
Elsmar Cove is back online!!!!! For those of you that do not know about the Elsmar Cove Forums, the Cove was started almost 20 years ago as a “chat room” for the discussion of Quality issues. It has grown over the years to be the premier source of information, discussion, and archived resources on the internet. In short is is the “Wikipedia for Quality professionals”. If you need to know something about ISO 9001:2015, post a question on the site and some of the most knowledgeable folks in the world will respond. You could search the entire site and find example spreadsheets, databases, and procedures. Sunday Business Systems was also proud to advertise on the site. Our advertising dollars helped … Continue reading Elsmar is back online!
Last week we had World Password Day. Since all our news networks were busy covering which color carpeting is preferred in Trump Towers, you may have missed it. All joking aside, secure passwords are critical to preventing hacks, protecting company information, and protecting personal information. In a documentary interview, an infamous Romanian hacker said ” 123456 ” was often his first guess when trying to hack and account – and it all too often worked. Your security is important. Secure your data in your Sunday Business Systems Database by using strong passwords. Check out some of the tips on the World Password Day site. The videos from Betty White are funny – listen to her drop an F-bomb: https://passwordday.org/ How do I … Continue reading Secure Passwords