Alicia Lyttle & Lorette Lyttle of Monetized Marketing - Passwords and More Passwords… Almost every day you are required to remember a password for something…your email, your bank, your facebook account, your website and more. With so many different passwords to remember, people have the tendency to make some of the biggest mistakes when it comes to creating passwords… 1 – You have the same password for almost all of your sites – because it is just easier to remember 2 – Your password is something personal but easy to figure out, like your birthday, child’s name, significant others name, pets name etc (did you know that one of the top passwords for women includes something with their boyfriend/husbands name)
Alicia Lyttle & Lorette Lyttle of Monetized Marketing 3 – You keep the default password of a website simply because you are too lazy to change it (like using “password” as your password)
Alicia Lyttle & Lorette Lyttle of Monetized Marketing So how can you make your password more secure? 1 – Use more than 15 characters (the more, the better) 2 – Use numbers, special characters and symbols 3 – Includes upper and lower case letters 4- Make sure it is not a common keyboard pattern like 123456 5 – Store your password in a safe place Here is a cool tool to help you create a strong password http://strongpasswordgenerator.com/ But now comes another problem… How do you remember such a long and complicated password? We recommend a free password tool that helps you remember your passwords http://www.freepasswordtool.com Now, take some time and update your passwords, use the free tool to generate a new one and the other tool to save them for you!
Almost every day you are required to remember a password for something…your email, your bank, your facebook account, your website and more....