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Taking Measure

Just a Standard Blog

Mike Garcia

Mike Garcia

Mike Garcia is, in no particular order, former director of NIST's Trusted Identities Group, a proud Buckeye, and an advocate of the Oxford comma. When he's not remodeling his house or being bossed around by his cat, Mike's fighting the good fight to foster an identity ecosystem in which individuals and organizations utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation. He is a Ph.D. economist, Federal 100 award-winning cybersecurity expert, and winner of an intraoffice beard-growing competition.

Easy Ways to Build a Better P@$5w0rd

Last year I provided a number of simple steps to lower the risk to your online presence without making your life harder. This year, I'm focusing on making