Given the news these days, I wouldn't be surprised if you're worried about your data security these days. Well if you are, you're in luck. How-To Geek offers advice for how to pick the perfect password.
Need help structuring or understanding Regular Expressions (RegEx)? RegEx Hero is a neat tool for generating .NET RegEx code, but it can be hard to set up. RegExr is a more generic RegEx help site.
Though I am a fan of using Arch Linux because it is cleaner. simpler and more fun; for beginners, it's not really the best Linux distribution. If you've been thinking about trying Linux, try Ubuntu or Mint.
As mentioned in my bio, I attended Western Michigan University where I learned much of my computing-related knowledge. While at WMU I was an active member of the Computer Club at WMU.