Secure Passwords

Everyone should be using secure passwords these days. As of this weekend there was another security breach at one of the large online websites. This in turn spawned the hacking of twitter. You can read about the incident at Forbes . Creating a secure password does not take an in depth knowledge of splitting atoms and one of the easiest ways to do this is to have a nonsense sentence take the first letter of each word in that sentence and then change it up by substituting those letters with other characters that make sense to you. For example, I am the king and I love to eat cake , would change to IaTkaI1tek. I have added capitals randomly and substituted the number one for the letter l.  That is a pretty crazy password but you get the idea.

Some great resources for information on secure passwords can be found at the following links:

Microsoft Security

Bruce Schneier on Security