Choose your password in complex, meaningless combinations


gave | Tuesday, April 13, 2021 – 16:26 | Last Updated: 13 04 2021 – 16:45

Violations in the field of protection of personal data and cyber security do not slow down due to the easy way to choose a password. According to cyber security experts, about 2 billion users’ e-mail and password information is published on the Dark Web. According to research from the most commonly used passwords in Turkey, 123456, and 111111 abc123 is taking place. Cerebrum Tech Founder and Chairman of the Board Dr. R. Erdem Erkul suggested changing the password in order to prevent these violations, saying “We can choose our passwords in complex and even meaningless combinations.”

Dr. R. Erdem Erkul warns users about passwords consisting of consecutive numbers and letters. Stating that users who think that their information has been compromised or who have accounts on leaked web pages should change their password, Dr. R. Erdem Erkul, “It is possible to take legal action in possible violations of rights, but it may not be possible to recover your unauthorized copied data. In order to ensure our personal cyber security, we may take care of issues such as the use of public networks, using secure channels in public networks. We can choose our passwords in complex and even meaningless combinations. “Although it is difficult to remember all of them, we can choose different passwords on each platform and change our passwords frequently,” he said.

‘EMPLOYEES SHOULD BE TRAINED’

Due to its nature, cyber attacks that can be carried out at national and international levels direct states to be prepared against cyber attacks in order to protect society and economies. Countries’ development of domestic and national cyber security software and ecosystems is also considered as a part of national security strategies.

Stating that corporate should create a ‘culture of cyber security’ for companies, Dr. R. Ertem “Necessary measures should be taken, starting from the top, in this regard. Cyber ​​security rules, procedures and systems suitable for the structure of companies must be established. Training of employees according to cyber security measures is also among the important issues. ” said.