Tech Tips Videos – Passwords
Never have to remember a password again
Best practice for passwords these days is not to use an easy phrase you can remember.
And certainly not to use any password on more than one application.
No, best practice is to randomly generate a different long password for every app you use.
Of course, you’re not going to remember any of them… and you mustn’t write them down. Luckily there is software to make this easy for you.
Could I crack your staff’s passwords?
The safest passwords are long ones, randomly generated by a computer.
But those tend to be the ones that some staff hate the most. Because they’re difficult to type in if you don’t use a password manager.
The thing is – a weak password leaves your business wide open to hackers. They can crack short obvious passwords using brute force, where software tries every combination until it gets it right.
This video is looks at the risks of weak passwords.
And why not run your passwords through our new password checker, to see how safe they really are.
3 ways a password manager will improve your staff’s efficiency
There are nothing but benefits in using a password manager.
This one tool alone can add a huge layer of cyber security to your business. And make it easy for you and your team to stick to very good security habits.
It gets better – here are three ways a password manager can also help your staff to be more productive.
The longer your passwords, the harder they are to crack
This makes sense, doesn’t it? Yet many people stick with the same short password across multiple apps and websites as they can’t remember a long one.
Here’s the easy way to help your staff use unique, uncrackable passwords and never forget them.
What are the risks of a password manager?
Have a guess how many passwords the average person needs to remember…
It’s an astonishing EIGHTY passwords! It’s just not realistic asking someone to remember that many, is it?
That’s why we recommend you use a password manager. Our video explains what that is, and what the risks are.