The advent of the Internet (actually the advent of software used by the general populace) has create an entire new bunch of folks with ulcers caused by the worries around password management. Passwords it seem are both the bane of our existence and, apparently, the most important thing in our lives.
Unfortunately the Cloud doesn’t really change this, good password protocols are as important in the Cloud as they were in an on-premise world and potentially even more so.
In the Cloud security report we wrote for CloudU, we spent a bunch of time talking about what Cloud users can and should do to ensure they keep themselves safe, at least when it comes to passwords. It’s always worthwhile reminding people of stuff that they should know about but occasionally miss – sometimes it’s the most obvious things….
So to that end, here’s our checklist for good approaches to password in the Cloud;
Follow our guidelines and your cloudy (and non-cloudy) life will be a whole lot safer.
This series of posts are companion pieces to the CloudU series of educational material. We’d love you to join in some of our webinars or read the whitepapers the CloudU homepage is – here – and you can register to have updates sent to your inbox (in a non-spammy way of course!) there.