How Secure is My Password?

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   In most cases, researchers at Panda Security have found that many people are still using simple, easy to guess passwords in their workplace, giving cyber thieves easy access to company information. According to Panda, "the problem isn’t just about carelessness; it’s about human nature. Understanding the problem will help you create better passwords." Password can become a hassle, having to remember all your passwords for all your different accounts is not an easy task. So, as part of human nature, we tend to have one password for all our accounts, and usually it's something easy so we can remember it. However, Bill Burr from panda authored a guide that laid out two fundamental rules to password creation

  1. It must have a combination of alphanumeric, uppercase, lowercase, and special characters.

  2. It should be changed every 90 days.

 

To read more about how to create a more secure password to keep yourself and your workplace secure, Click Here!