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When it comes to pre-empting possible breaches in security though, it's better for employees to come forward if they suspect their accounts are compromised or confidential data has been illegally accessed than to find out on the front page of the morning papers.

Our SMB Blogger Paul Mah is always reminding you how important proper training is for small and medium-sized businesses. This is especially true when it comes to proper security practices for staffers. Passwords are typically the first line of defense against unauthorized access, and Paul highlights some pointers about password management that all employees should know about. (To get a complete overview of these tip, be sure to check out Paul's blog post.)

Hopefully, knowing why certain policies are enacted will prompt employees to follow them. In this slideshow, Paul highlights five aspects of good password management that employees should know about.

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