Nonprofit campaigners are no stranger to trolling. But when it escalates to online harassment, threats, and doxing, this becomes a lot more stressful to campaigners who already have their hands full running campaigns and managing online communities. Unfortunately, many nonprofit teams aren't prepared in dealing with online harassment. In addition to taking screenshots of all harassing communications - texts, social media posts, emails, and reporting it to your manager, HR department and law enforcement, it's important to take proactive steps in protecting your passwords and data. Here's a few tips to get you started on the ladder.
- Password Length and Passphrase
Your password should be over six characters long (and here’s why). A six letter password can be cracked in less than 15 minutes, depending on the targeted system.
Think “passphrase,” not “password.”