Don’t give away your secret answers

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I was watching an interview with an American Congressional member the other night, and I could not help but notice the person’s lack of cybersecurity awareness.
As a disclaimer, please note that this is not a piece promoting or denouncing any political party, or view. I do not discuss politics unless it relates to a cybersecurity matter.  In two previous posts, I have been misunderstood and thought to be promoting a position, but that isn’t my intended purpose – cybersecurity awareness is.
In the interview, the Congressional member told an entertaining story about how a site was requesting the creation of a “Security Question”.  We have all been subject to these inane questions that require horribly predictable, and sometimes, very publicly known answers.  These questions are usually used for password recovery, or…

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