What is a Strong Password?



What is a strong Password?

A strong password is critical to keeping your information safe, in general a longer simpler password is safer than a short complicated password. A strong password must:

As a general rule of thumb a different password should be used for different log-ins (ex. don't use your student log-in password for your personal email). It is also considered a best practice to change your password periodically. A password manager such as LastPass or KeePass can be used to help manage large numbers of long secure passwords.

Article ID: 958
Created On: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 2:59 PM
Last Updated On: Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 3:46 PM

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