A weak password is still the #1 way hackers break into your network. In fact, 81% of the total number of breaches last year utilized weak or stolen passwords!

Here’s what a GOOD password should contain:

  • A minimum of eight characters
  • Uppercase and lowercase letters
  • At least one number and one symbol (#, for example)
  • No complete words, like “PaSsWord123#.” While this meets the requirements, a hacker’s brute-force software will crack that in seconds.
  • Never reuse a password for multiple accounts (like making your Facebook and LinkedIn passwords the same).

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