August 24, 2016
It can be said many men shall long think Ann-Margret is eternally sexy. It can be said many women shall long think Elvis is eternally sexy. It can be agreed from all perspectives articles on identity theft are decidedly unsexy. Like a bland stamp on a white envelope inside a filing cabinet – there’s just little about password security that’ll set hearts racing in daily life.
Yet, here we are. Beyond reminisces of Hollywood starlets there’s aspects to identity theft that are ongoing, evolving – and dangerous. A decade or two ago eCommerce was from a statistical point of view non-existent, in 2016 it is now worth a projected 1.92 trillion USD. Suffice to say: that is a ton of businesses, supply chains, and customers who all stand to be markedly disrupted were a identity theft ‘plague’ to occur.
Fortunately with encryption, two-step authentication, and other robust security measures in place such an occurrence isn’t likely. This notwithstanding, there are among us friends who still use their dog’s name as a password. Not only does this make it easy for people they know to … Click to continue reading