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7 Tips for creating your new password:
PASSWORD
 
1.  The longer the password, the harder it is to crack.
2. Avoid names, places, and dictionary words.
3.  Avoid personal information and common words.
4.  Use variations on capitalization, spelling, numbers and puncuation.
5. Try abbreviated sentences such as:
(WOO!TCwontSB  =  Woohoo! The Cowboys won the Superbowl!)
6.  Never give anyone your password.
7. Never reuse the same password.
 
 
 
 
 

 

Random Passwords: smart passwords

The problem with coming up with a random, unbreakable password is that random passwords are hard to remember. If you're solely typing in characters with no rhyme or reason—a truly random fashion—then you'll likely have as hard a time remembering it as someone will cracking it.  So it makes sense to go with a seemingly random password, one that is near impossible for cracking software to recognize but that has meaning or familiarity for you.  Click on this picture to watch a quick video for tips for smart passwords.

 
 
 STILL HAVING SOME TROUBLE?
 

Still having trouble generating a safe password?

We have a solution for that too!

Take a visit to this website.  There you can get help generating a password and even put in specifics about what to include in that password such as avoiding similar character, including special characters and more.

The site is strongpasswordgenerator.com

However, all you need to do is click on the icon and it will direct you to the correct site.  Good Luck creating your new password!

 

 
DID YOU KNOW?
 
Crackers use different dictionaries: English words, names, foreign words, phonetic patterns and so on for roots; two digits, dates, single symbols and so on for appendages. They run the dictionaries with various capitalizations and common substitutions: "$" for "s", "@" for "a", "1″ for "l" and so on. This guessing strategy quickly breaks about two-thirds of all passwords.
Most common passwords breached:
123456                              adobe1
123456789                       macromedia
admin                                 azerty
qwerty                                 aaaaa
1234567                               654321
123123                                   111111
0000                              password
abc123
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