IRS Releases Fourth Tax Security Tip

Original release date: December 17, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released the fourth in a series of tips intended to help the public protect personal and financial data online and at home. This tip focuses on protecting your passwords. Recommendations include creating longer and more complex passwords, not using the same passwords for multiple accounts, and changing your passwords on a regular basis.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the IRS Security Awareness Tax Tip Number 4 and the US-CERT Tip Choosing and Protecting Passwords for additional information.

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