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  • Writer's pictureBurton Kelso, Tech Expert

How Can I Easily Secure My Microsoft, Apple, and Google Accounts?

Updated: Apr 21, 2021

When it comes to protecting your Microsoft, Google, and Apple accounts, you need to make sure you set up the best protection. These accounts not only give you access to email, cloud storing, and your password list. They are also part of your device logins as many of you integrate these accounts into your gadgets to allow you to synchronize information between your computers, smartphones, and tablets. Also, these accounts hold a great deal of your personal information and payment methods that you don't want to wind up in the hand of cybercriminals. These accounts are web-based, which means that if someone got ahold of your account information they could access your data from anywhere in the world. Check out my tips to protect these important online accounts to better safeguard your information.

1. Create strong passwords and don't forget those security questions. Tech companies are getting better at requiring strong passwords when you set up a new account. Apple has probably one of the best systems in place making you use a password that has at least eight characters, with a combination of upper and lowercase letters. You also have to have one number and a special character such as exclamation marks and an asterisks. Most web based accounts also make you set up a security question in case you need to reset your password, but also to prevent anyone from just resetting your password. When you set up your security q