Written by Waverly IT Team on June 14, 2024


In today’s digital age, ensuring the security of your online accounts is more critical than ever. Cyber threats are constantly evolving, making it essential to stay informed and proactive in protecting your personal information.

Here are some essential guidelines to enhance your password security:

  1. Create Strong Passwords: It’s never too late to ensure all your accounts are using unique complex credentials. Use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters. Avoid using easily guessable information such as birthdays or common words.
  1. Do Not Recycle Passwords: Using the same password across multiple accounts could easily allow a bad actor to gain access to your sensitive information. Avoid using the same password for multiple accounts. This minimizes risk if one of your accounts is compromised.
  1. Enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): Whenever possible, activate 2FA on your accounts for an additional layer of security.
  2. Regularly Update Your Passwords: Change your passwords periodically and avoid reusing old ones.
  3. Be Cautious with Security Questions: Provide answers that are difficult to guess and not easily found on social media or public records.
  4. Monitor Your Accounts: Regularly check your accounts for any suspicious activities and report them promptly.
  5. Password Managers Can Help: Using a secure password manager allows you to automatically generate complex credentials and stops the recycling of passwords.

By following these best practices, you can significantly enhance the security of your online presence.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out.


Disclosures: Waverly Advisors, LLC (“Waverly”) is an SEC-registered investment adviser. A copy of Waverly’s current written disclosure Brochure and Form CRS (Customer Relationship Summary) discussing our advisory services and fees remains available at https://waverly-advisors.com/.




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