A reader recently recommended I revisit the subject of random password generators, many of which also log passwords for us. Everyone seems to know about LastPass, but are there any other options?
TechRadar and PC Magazine have done the work for us. LastPass topped both lists for “best password generator of 2017,” followed by DashLane. Also worth your consideration: Which is the best?
It depends on what you want the password generator to do. For example,
RoboForm also serves as a digital wallet and form filler – helping you securely complete online forms. If your top priority is free, look at KeePass, but remember the features are limited. For a side-by-side comparison of cost and what each option offers, see the PC Magazine post. Once you’ve narrowed your choices down, check out TechRadar, which has more in-depth reviews.
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Tim Baran from Legal Productivity has done it again. His post, 10 Actionable Privacy, Security & Encryption Takeaways From #ABATECHSHOW is a must-read for all lawyers. (Important enough that I bumped the post I was planning to publish today.)
Included in Tim’s roundup:
Secure web browsing with HTTPS Everywhere
No-track search engines
Using false answers to security questions to foil ne’er-do-wells
Encrypted telephone conversations and text messages
Encrypted files in the cloud
Protecting your smartphone camera
Using multi-factor authentication
Turning on automatic updates
Communicating over VPNs in lieu of insecure public WiFi
This is the best of the best.
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