“Many apps and websites require complex passwords, but many do not. It is always best to have passwords of at least 10 characters or more, mix uppercase and lowercase letters, and use special characters. Complex passwords are hard to remember. It may convenient to use the notepad on your computer or a mobile device to save them for easy copy/paste access, but exposing passwords to an insecure platform allows others to access them as easily as you do. E-mail and SMS are insecure platforms as well. The best place for storing passwords is inside your head.” —Clay Miller, CTO of SyncDog.
Read the full article by Joe McKinley here.