At PatientsLikeMe we do a lot of things to protect your account. Our servers and any communications between them are encrypted. We limit access to those servers, keep them up to date with the latest security patches, and employ many monitoring tools to watch for suspicious activity.
However, everybody who uses the site plays a role in keeping the site secure. If you use a weak password or use the same password with other websites, hackers can get your password. If a hacker knows, or can guess, your password they can access your information regardless of the security measures we have in place.
We hope these tips can help you in doing your part to protect yourself and the site . Many of these are general internet security advice and can be applied to all sites.