National Cyber Security Awareness Month
Tips and tricks on how you can better secure your digital life.
Hereâ€™s the round-up:
Never reuse passwords. Use unique passwords for all your online accounts.
A good password will have a minimum of 12 characters, include numbers & letters, and canâ€™t be found in a dictionary.
Use a password generator to create strong passwords to protect your accounts.
Change passwords every 3 to 6 months. If you hear news of a hack on a site you use, change it immediately.
Never use personal information for your password, such as a pet's name or anniversary. Sorry Fido, it isnâ€™t safe!
Donâ€™t store passwords in Excel/Word documents, or write them down. If you absolutely need to, write a hint instead.
Set up an additional factor to log in to your online accounts, like a notification that is sent to your phone.
Use a password manager, so you donâ€™t end up like this guy Password managers remember and keep your passwords safe, so that you can easily follow all the best practices for keeping passwords secure.
Weâ€™re going to continue sharing tips and tricks on how you can lock down your login and use #StrongAuth to protect your digital life.