Today (Monday 11 June 2012) marks the start of New Zealand's first Cyber Security Awareness Week.

Whilst this video is a satirical take on password security, the importance of strong passwords is a key theme for our 2012 awareness programme - see: securitycentral.org.nz/about-security-central/cyber-security-in-5-minutes/

Read our full advice on creating and managing strong passwords at securitycentral.org.nz/cybersecurity-for-home-internet-users/passwords-creating-strong-and-unique-passphrases/

Don't put all your eggs in one basket:
Use a different password for every computer and website you access, especially for online banking, your social networking profiles, internet auction accounts and email services. That way if one site gets hacked, your other accounts won’t be so easily compromised.

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