Without a doubt, everybody uses passwords these days - whether it is for business use, personal use or most probably both. Passwords protect our identity and information, and we will most likely be using them for the rest of our lives.
With this being said, creating a password is something that is not taught, and we are left to our own devices. However, because we require so many passwords to many different accounts, the temptation is to create one generic password which is easy and simple for us to remember.
To test how good your password is, have a look at the below infographic:
Whilst the above list is not exhaustive, it is a great place to consider how secure your password may be. Following the 3 top tips at the bottom, can be done in just 5 minutes time to further enhance your security.
what are the most common passwords?
A list published at the beginning of 2017 shows some of the most common passwords. Unsurprisingly, some are incredibly easy to guess:
If you have one of the above passwords, it may be worth considering changing your password immediately - your identity may be a risk!
You may be best to consider using a password manager in which you usually pay a small subscription to keep multiple passwords secure.
To see the full list of most common passwords and learn more about password managers, see here.
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