Parenting in the Digital Age
It is crucial to create strong passwords for all of your online accounts and change them frequently. A strong password usually contains a minimum of 8 characters and is a mix of letters, numbers, and symbols. It is usually something that is easy for you to remember but hard for others to guess.
Things not to use: birthdates, addresses, phone numbers, pet names, words, or names.
A good method to create your own password is to take a phrase you use often and use the first or second letter. Substitute symbols and numbers for a few of the letters. Example: a penny saved is a penny earned > APSIAPE> @PS1@p3
Here are some links to safe online resources to create strong passwords.
PassPlex is easy to use. Simply input the number of characters you need and it generates a strong password for you. You can set the level of complexity you want as well.
PasswordBird will ask you three questions and then generate a strong password based on your answers. Therefore the password might be easier for you to remember.
RandomPassword Generator will create up to 100 random, complex passwords for you.
Creating Strong Passwords
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