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The Ultimate Guide to Secure Passwords

How a few changes can solve most of your issues

Setting hard-to-guess passwords and then remembering them later isn’t easy, and even the best of us mess up.

SolarWinds, which builds IT management software for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, blamed an intern after a critical company password was leaked online. The password was “solarwinds123.”

Good password habits are like any good habit; easier said than done. Unfortunately, the stakes are getting higher as security disasters get bigger and more frequent. Giant breaches at T-Mobile, web host GoDaddy, trivia game and gas provider Colonial Pipeline happened just this year. More apps, more accounts and more passwords create more opportunities for theft. Meanwhile, human nature stays the same: “123456” is the most-used password in the world.

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