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Take Control of Your Passwords, 3rd Edition by Joe Kissell

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Apply Joe’s Password Strategy

In my earlier book on passwords, I distinguished between “identity” and “security” passwords and outlined elaborate techniques to determine how strong a given password needed to be and create different kinds of passwords depending on context. I now advocate a single approach that’s simpler and safer, and that covers the vast majority of cases.

My strategy—and yes, this is what I do myself—has three main points:

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