By now, you are probably well aware of the need to password protect your accounts and devices. Most now require password protection, though it wasn’t always that way. However, despite the constant admonition to use a “strong” password and to follow certain guidelines, many people still fail to do so.
Ryan Kriger is an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Vermont. He writes on privacy and data security and teaches about privacy, consumer protection and policy at the University of Vermont.
These materials are my personal work product developed as a university lecturer and do not reflect the policies or priorities of the Vermont Attorney General. These materials do not constitute legal advice.