Sticky Note Password Security – Fun Friday

Security is not a laughing matter. At least not if it’s not Fun Friday leading into Labor Day weekend when we need a little humor after a long week. This week’s edition of Fun Friday comes courtesy of Aaron Miri (@AaronMiri). Honestly, if you’re not following Aaron on Twitter, you’re missing out. He’s quickly become one of my favorite health IT people to follow.

Here’s the great cartoon that Aaron shared:

My kids saw this and didn’t get it. Was a great opportunity for me to teach them about people who put their passwords on a sticky note on their computer and why that’s a bad idea.

I also loved the response to this tweet from Amar Yousif that confirmed that fake data can be an effective tactic against hackers since it raises the cost for attackers. So, hopefully you learned something and had a great laugh.

Enjoy your weekend!

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.