TECHTIP#2 : How to find good passwords?


Passwords are essential.

Indeed, it’s important to protect your network, all its data and your business and/or family. It should meet complex rules to avoid cyberattacks.

 DOs and DON’Ts to keep your data and accounts safe:
  • DO NOT use a set of same characters/numbers or adjacent on your keyboard: hhhh, 4444, qwerty, 5678.
  • DON’T get inspired by the top 10 passwords of all time (according to Symantec) are:
    1. 123456
    2. Password
    3. 12345678
    4. 1234
    5. Pussy
    6. 12345
    7. Dragon
    8. Qwerty
    9. 696969
    10. mustang
  • DO NOT use your personal info for your password: your name, phone number, address, date of birth…
  • DO NOT choose a simple word: flower, day, people, company, etc.
  • DO please alternate with different characters, capital letters and punctuation
  • DO alternate letters AND numbers
  • DO choose more than 10 characters: the longer is the password, the harder is to find it
  • DO change the password regularly

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