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The Encrypted Pocketbook of Passwords: new book crushes 1/10 chance of cyber fraud. The key? Write those passwords down!

Written by information security expert, Raef Meeuwisse, 'The Encrypted Pocketbook of Passwords' allows individuals to maintain multiple passwords across multiple online accounts, without ever losing track. The book's aim is to combat the risk of individuals using one password for everything, a huge contributory factor to the recently-released statistic that one in every ten Brits has been the victim of an actual or attempted cyber-attack in the past year.

--Everyone does it; using one password for all of their online accounts as it's so easy to remember. It's a dangerous and potentially life-destroying strategy, and a huge contributor to a recent Crime Survey of England and Wales report that one in every ten people was the victim of an actual or attempted cyber-attack last year.

A game-changing new book from the team at Cyber Security Simplicity Ltd aims to lock the attackers out for good, by allowing individuals to create individual passwords for individual accounts, and write them down so they're totally "offline". If the book is lost or stolen--those passwords are still safe.

The Encrypted Pocketbook of Passwords' proves that the old methods work best; no risky online password loggers, no "one password fits all", no recurring subscription fee and a huge decrease in the chances someone will become a victim of cyber fraud in the first place.


Some people re-use the same password across many different online accounts. For security reasons, this is highly dangerous and inadvisable. This is because, if any cyber criminal steals your username and password information from one place, one of the first things they usually do is to try those same details in many other online services. Writing your passwords down is usually fraught with risks. 'The Encrypted Book of Passwords' helps you to store your passwords more securely in a physical format that you can read but others will find hard to break. This book is designed by a leading security expert and author of 'Cybersecurity for Beginners'. Store hundreds of separate account, username and password details, using one or more secret keys to help keep the password information secure, even if the book itself is accessed or stolen.

"People tell you not to write your passwords down. I say ignore that; writing them down in a safe and secure manner takes a huge stride toward limiting your risk," says Raef Meeuwisse, who works with multi-billion dollar companies to build secure digital frameworks. "Right now, statistically you're probably using between one and five passwords as it's easiery to remember; quite possibility the riskiest strategy there is. My goal is to get people using multiple unique passwords for everything, storing them offline yet giving them a way to access each individual password when they need it. There's no need for expensive software--just a sensible, logical approach to cyber security."

Continuing, "Even if the book is lost or stolen, the passwords are safe. I include vital, simple guidance on how to use it, as well as a rundown on the security practice of multi-factor authentication, so you can still protect yourself if you leave the book somewhere or if it falls into the wrong hands. CISOs and CTOs are already using the book and reporting amazing results. So, again - write that password down--as long as you use the secure techniques covered in the book!"

ISBN: 978-1-911452-08-9; The Encrypted Pocketbook of Passwords--(Pocketbook 4x7)

ISBN: 978-1-911452-00-3; The Encrypted Book of Passwords--(Paperback 6x9)

ISBN: 978-1-911452-02-7; The Encrypted Book of Passwords--(Hardback 6x9)
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Publication:Database and Network Journal
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Date:Aug 1, 2016
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