Strong Passwords

´╗┐Strong and Secure Passwords - Tips!

  • dont include iformation about yourself in your password
  • pass phrases are often helpful such as "justinbeiberisgun"
  • acronyms of phrases "jack and jill went up the hill" becomes jajwuth
    • add upper case letters, numbers and special characters
      • E.g., jajwuth can become J&jwUth7
  • If you write it down be careful where you keep it
  • be aware of people looking over your shoulder
  • only you should know your password
  • never give your password over the phone
  • never give your password when an email requests it
  • dont use the same password everywhere
  • be careful using a public computer - never allow it to remeber your password!
    • always logout when using a public computer