In the cyber world, we’re exposed to an onslaught of recommendations and top lists for improving IT security. They may have some universal characteristics, but are infrequently not relevant for adoption by everyone, everywhere, and at every time. In fact, can you guess what the number one, universal, and best security recommendation is for everyone to embrace? Here’s a hint, it is related to passwords.
To further set the stage for this recommendation, let’s consider all the infosec recommendations we experience on a daily basis. These include everything from security skills and cyber awareness training to patch management.