Is your secret question really secret?

Take a look at this article: 'Secret' Questions Leave Accounts Vulnerable, now ask yourself: Could someone guess image the answer to your secret question.  I have always felt that these secret questions were silly and I usually have not utilize them.  I structure my passwords in such a way that they are difficult to guess and difficult for me to forget. 


The article recommends that use of several trusted friends and describes the process.  A simple test of the trusted friend process indicates that 90% of the people who used trusted friends instead of secret questions were successful in resetting their password successfully. 


Keeping your email account secure is very important.  This article: 'Secret' Questions Leave Accounts Vulnerable is certainly worth the read.