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IBM X-Force head says password protection is a social responsibility

Techstination feature for Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear.   I’m Fred Fishkin.     The head of X-Force at IBM…Charles Henderson…spends his time battling the bad guys in the online world…malicious hackers…and criminals who have escalated the stakes with ransomware attacks.    And Henderson says password protection has become a social responsibility for us all… and there are lessons to be learned from the pandemic..

“Civic duty on that basis.   And you know what..criminals watched the shortages that were caused outside of cybersecurity and they mirrored their attacks because they saw those weaknesses and they’re able to exploit them for profit.”

The key…don’t be lazy with passwords.  You can find a variety of tools online that can help.  There’s more info at www.ibm.com/security. 

You can find us at Techstination.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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