Learn how to make a safe and secure password in including three parts!
A strong, secure password is the most important thing that someone who surf the Internet and has accounts that hold important information can have. You want to make sure that your password is very unique and that it is something that no one would think about. Everyday there are many people who are victims of theft on the Internet. People will continuously try to guess the password to your bank account on-line. Eventually one of them may get in, that should only happen though if you have a poor password. So here are some tips that will help you create the absolute best password!
Passwords should consist of at least 3 different parts. A word, symbol, and numbers.
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Part One – Word(s)
A word in your password will help you better remember the password itself. You are going to want to pick a word that doesn’t relate to you. Do not let it be your name, nick-name, favorites, hobbies, and other stuff like that. Pick something completely opposite you or even better, pick a random word out of the dictionary. Just make sure it is at-least 4 or 5 characters long, it can be longer but 4-5 is the smallest it should be. Once you find the right word, learn how to spell it backwards. This will just add a little more difficulty and complexity in your password.
Part Two – Symbol(s)
Once you have selected an appropriate word your password you are going to want to add one or more symbols after it. You can choose any symbol from the top of your keyboard. If you choose to use the number symbol, “#”, make sure you use at least one more after or before that. I say this because if you are going to add numbers for the final part of your password, adding a number symbol may not be very effective.
Part Three – Numbers
As you can see I said numberS. You have to make sure you have at least four numbers. Numbers are a key part of the password because there can be an unlimited amount of them. You are going to want to choose some numbers that also have no relation to you. Don not let it be your age, birth year, or any other date of any other family member. Try your best to just make it a few random numbers. If you want you can just close your eyes and clatter away at the number pad and see what you come out with!
So if you follow these three simple steps you should be able to make a very secure password that you can use to protect your most important accounts! Below is an example of a password I made to give you an idea. (It’s not one I use) As you can see I spelled the word “tree” backwards and I added a dollar symbol followed by a number symbol. Then I added 6 numeric characters.
Good luck with your password!