VIDEO BRIEF: Protective Passwords Part Two – 3 DOs and 4 DONT’s

by | Jun 29, 2020 | Data Security, Hacker Prevention, Password Security, Uncategorized

Now we get to contradict ourselves a little with some new ideas about password strength and security!

What does Darth Vader and a duck-footed chicken have to do with the new rules of protective passwords? We explain in this video that challenges not only commonly-held beliefs about what constitutes a strong password, but we also get to contradict ourselves a little in what we presented in our recent video The 5 Elements of a Strong and Secure Password

In this new twist on password protection, we have 7 suggestions!
We break them down into 3 DOs and 4 DON’Ts:

  1. DO Think Length, Not Complexity
  2. DO Keep It Weird
  3. DON’T Repeat Yourself
  4. DON’T Double Dip
  5. DON’T Change Too Often
  6. DON’T Panic!
  7. DO Put On Extra Layers

This is an episode of our series Network Security Basics: You Ask, We Answer,
available in our Video Library.

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