. https://www.totaldefense.com/security-blog/improved-cybersecurity-a-2019-resolution-you-can-actually-keep
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Did you make a New Year’s resolution or 2019? While many people set ambitious goals each January – from losing weight to reading more books – most don’t even come close to reaching them. According to U.S. News, 80 percent of people have abandoned their resolutions by the second week of February. The reasons for giving up on these resolution aren’t a mystery – many are simply too difficult to achieve. So let us propose a resolution that you can more easily keep: Securing your online presence. We’ll look at a few practices to throw out in 2019 and what you can replace them with. “Out with the old, in with the new” as they say! Out with recycled passwords. Discussing the risks of reusing password can feel like movie “Groundhog Day,” with everything getting repeated time after time. Yet it’s always worth coming back to, since so many people continue to recycle their passwords. A 2018 LastPass survey found that 59 percent of respondents reused passwords despite 91 percent of them understanding the associated risks, namely having someone easily guess the right password and then gain access to multiple accounts. READ MORE