Keeping Passwords Safe
1: Creating memorable passwords
- A good way to create strong, memorable passwords is by using 3 random words with a number. e.g. “RedPantsTree4!”2: Saving passwords in your browser
- means letting your web browser (such as Chrome, Safari or Edge) remember your password for you.
This can help:
- make sure you do not lose or forget your passwords
-protect you against some cyber crime, such as fake websites
-It is safer than using weak passwords, or using the same password in more than one place.3: Email account passwords
If a hacker gets into your email account, they could reset your other online account passwords and/or access personal information you have saved about yourself or your business.
Your email password should be strong and different to all your other passwords. This will make it harder to crack or guess..To see some of the most hacked passwords click here
Turn on Two-Factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a way of strengthening the login security of your online accounts. It's similar to how an ATM works. You need both your debit card (first factor) and your PIN (second factor) to get access your account and withdraw cash. The main objective is better security. If your card is stolen, they still need your PIN. If your PIN is stolen, they still need your card.
Enabling 2FA will help to stop hackers from getting into your accounts, even if they have your password.For help setting this up click here