One of the most common ways hackers break into computers is by guessing passwords. This means one of the most important things you can do to protect your information is secure it with a strong password. Be it your Facebook account, email account, or bank account – there are people who want your data for a variety of reasons, and access to one account often opens a window to another account. That’s why it’s vital to practice smart cybersecurity with ALL of your accounts. Here are some tips for creating a strong password and keeping it secure.
If you have trouble remembering your passwords, there are tools out there to securely keep track of your passwords for you. Make sure you do your research – don’t hand over all of your passwords to a program that hasn’t been properly vetted. Not sure where to start? Most of us here at Intellithought use LastPass.