Thursday, May 5, 2016

Today is World Password Day

Today is the  first Thursday of May, the World Password Day! It is observed to create awareness of the need for good password security practice.

Nowadays, password is used everywhere,  being a commonly used security mechanism for:

  • identity verification
  • authentication of access control
  • encryption/decryption key to protect our private information

Here are the 4 steps action to secure your online experience, recommended by organizers of World Password Day:

Why the first Thursday of May? Perhaps this day itself is an interesting day, being observed in:
  • 5 May 2016
  • 4 May 2017
  • 3 May 2018
  • 2 May 2019
  • 1 May 2020

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