👍 #881 - Responses to Your Three Common Password Manager Objections
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I hear frequent objections to using a password manager. Everything from what happens if you lose the password to the password manager itself, to what happens if the password manager gets breached.
In almost every case, the issues aren't nearly as serious as you might think, and defintely shouldn't stop you from using one.
Responses to Your Three Common Password Manager Objections has the details.
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- At school? Using school equipment? Then yes, they can see your email. (Applies to work, also.)
- OK, so you choose to encrypt your email to prevent it from being seen. That only goes so far.
- Remember that old email account you had years ago? Unless you've been checking for new mail this entire time, it's probably long gone. Here's why.
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This Week's Featured Article
Responses to Your Three Common Password Manager Objections
Security experts all agree: you should use one.
Password vaults are a common recommendation by security professionals to improve your online security. Why do so many resist?
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Can My School See Email I Send and Recieve?
|Your school can see email being sent and received across its systems, and there's no way to know whether or not they're actually looking.|
Can Someone See Encrypted Email?
|Encrypted email cannot be sniffed, but chances are you aren't using encrypted email. I'll explain what I mean and what you might want to do.|
Will I Lose My Email If I Don't Check It for a While?
|It's important to check and possibly download your email from time to time so that you won't lose email, or even the entire account.|
What External Drive Should I Get?
|I'll review the characteristics of external drives and include a couple of specific recommendations.|
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What External Drive Should I Get?I'll review the characteristics of external drives and include a couple of specific recommendations.
Will I Lose My Email If I Don't Check It For a While?It's important to check in and possibly download your email from time to time so that you won't lose email, or perhaps the entire account.
Can Someone See Encrypted Email?Encrypted email cannot be sniffed, but chances are that you aren't using encrypted email. I'll explain what I mean and what you might want to do.
Responses to Your Three Common Password Manager ObjectionsPassword manager vaults are a common recommendation by security professionals to improve your online security. So why so many objections?
Can My School See Email I Send and Recieve?Your school can see email being sent and received across its systems, and there's no way to know whether or not they're actually looking.
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