If you are like me, you are probably sick of the constant deluge of credential and password leaks. It seems like big businesses are losing our credentials every other day. How is a IT professional supposed to keep their passwords safe?
Well, the simple answer is password managers and multi-factor authentication (MFA). That said, if you are someone that doesn’t always change your password as often as you should, I have an even simpler tool tip for you. Google recently released a Chrome extension that helps you recognize whether or not a password you’re currently using has been leaked to the underground. Watch today’s video to learn more about Password Checkup, and why I recommend you add it to your Chrome browser.
Episode Runtime: 4:00
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aV8PJ4yjOI
- Google releases a cool new password extension – Engadget
- Google’s blog post on Password Checkup – Google Blog
- Technical infographic showing how the extension works – Google Blog
- Link to download the Password Checkup extension – Google
—Corey Nachreiner, CISSP (@SecAdept)
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