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Department of Financial Institutions offers password tip
By Elizabeth Kuhn
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FRANKFORT, KY (Fri 27 Jan 2017) - The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is promoting national Data Privacy Day on Saturday, Jan. 28, by encouraging Kentuckians to create strong online passwords to keep their personal information secure.
Data Privacy Day is an international effort led by The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) to raise awareness about the importance of protecting personal information. According to NCSA, weak or stolen credentials, including passwords, are a leading cause of online data breaches.
"Creating stronger passwords is an important first step in safeguarding your financial and personal data," said DFI Deputy Commissioner Brian Raley. "You can improve your passwords by changing them often and creating unique login credentials that cannot be predicted by cyber criminals."
DFI recommends the following best practices for creating strong, secure passwords:
DFI provides online data privacy resources at KFI.Ky.gov.
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