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Microsoft product lifecycles

"Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it's no longer supported or sold. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to upgrade or make other changes to your software. Here are the rights and limits of the Windows lifecycle.” As taken from Microsoft’s lifecycle fact sheet.

 

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Password Guide

A Guide to Passwords

“Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months” – Clifford Stoll

I saw this quote which I liked.  The only thing I might improve on to strengthen passwords is to change them every 30 or 45-days not six months.  That was the rule I had to abide by when I worked in the corporate world.  Passwords were created randomly by the IT department not the individual.

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