Password Protection

Private information is stored behind a password. Having a strong password is important. Creating a longer and varied password will make it more difficult to guess or crack. Keep in mind, a ten digit all lowercase password can be cracked in a day. A ten digit lowercase, uppercase, and number password takes 49 days to crack. A ten digit lowercase, uppercase, number, and symbol password takes 2,801 days to crack.

Use different passwords for different accounts

Having different passwords will make it increasingly difficult for cyber criminals to compromise your accounts. If one of your accounts is compromised, your other accounts will be safe.

Use a strong password

Create a strong password by using a phrase instead of a word. When creating passphrases, use uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Make your passphrase over ten characters long.

Use a password manager

Consider using a password manager that allows you to manage and generate passwords. Here are some password managers: