Site security isn't a very sexy topic, that is unless you're the purveyors of a weekly blogging newsletter. To us, sadly, it's as sexy as it gets.
We don't know whether Google is also lustfully wooed by the intricacies of securing your site and accounts, but we do know that they're prioritizing it.
This week, Google announced that they'll be adding a password checkup tool to the security checkup dashboard.
In short, Google discovered that a whopping 52% of people reuse the same password for multiple accounts, and realized that could be problematic. They'll be looking to aid people in creating unique and difficult passwords to crack and, at the same time, regularly checking to ensure that your stored login information is never part of a data breach.
Of course, as bloggers, it's crucial that our sites and accounts are secure. However, it's one of those topics that can often spur what we'll call "instant anxiety," as well as healthy doses of avoidance.
Well, "instant anxiety" be damned. We're going to offer you some actionable security tips in layman's terms that you can easily put into action.