Many cybersecurity experts insist that using a password manager is the best way to make sure you have a strong, unique password for every online account. But others are less sure about the value these tools provide.
For naysayers, password managers represent a single point of failure — a treasure trove of highly sensitive information guarded by one master password that could itself be lost, stolen or hacked.
So who’s right? Tom’s Guide spoke with a number of digital-security experts, picking their brains about the pros and cons of today’s password management solutions. Here’s what they have to say about these contentious tech tools, along with some tips on how to mitigate the risks associated with keeping all your passwords in one place.
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I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.