Posted by LLL
One of the first things you’re asked to do when you sign up to anything on the internet (email, social media, internet banking etc) is to come up with a password.
The Australian Government recommends protecting yourself online by using these password tips:
A strong password should consist of:
The problem is, how do you remember passwords if they have to have a mix of so many different keyboard elements? We have a great tip for you:
Password phrases are unique, and very easy to remember. Basically, you take a phrase that you can easily remember, or that you’re very familiar with, and change some of the characters to turn it into a strong password:
Be still and know that I am God
My son’s name is James Schmidt
Then you can record the phrase, and because you’ve chosen a unique combination of characters to make up that phrase, no one will be able to guess your password. (If you still have trouble remembering the password, write it down but hide it somewhere safe, away from the computer).