Choosing and protecting passwords
Passwords are those specific key words that are used for accessing your personalize sources much as electronic mail account, accounts, registrations sites and you’re your secret data. They can be applied any where. They are just like the personal identification numbers (PIN) that only you know. You have seen many sites offering you to create your own passwords to help you to create totally private account that only you can access.
Why passwords are needed
Passwords are required to provide the authorized access to private or personalized account of the website or email account holders .All the secure documents and instruments in the practical world also has passwords such as ATM cards etc. passwords protect you account from un authorized access .strong password are recommended and many security option are provide you the assistance to help prevent your passwords in better way. You can passwords around you in daily life such as your personal computers, you mobile keep pad and memory access and also you lockers and suit cases which has digital passwords.
How to choose the passwords.
Never choose passwords that are based on personal information such as name, age birth year and etc. If you do so your passwords could be accessed or easily guessed.
Always avoid using the words that can be found in dictionaries.
Instead of using single word password, make mix passwords that include both letters and digits. It would provide you high security.
Make use of both upper and lower case letters.
If you are suing complex passwords then make use of password hints and mnemonics.
Never set one password for all the accounts. This would help you in getting high security.
Always create e your passwords less then 40 words.
After choosing the passwords check the strength meter which is available on different website to see the strength of your passwords.
Sue the passwords that you can easily remember. If you have weak memory and want to choose easy password then you must use it in combination with some letters such as your home address and last four digits of your telephone number.
Misspell words that you are using as the password to prevent the online dictionary access.
Always try different variation of pass phrases
Avoid famous phrase, quotations and song lyrics.
Longer passwords are more secure than the shorter ones .try to choose long.
Try to develop unique passwords
How to protect your passwords.
Choosing the secure password is not enough you should also keep some rules of protecting passwords in your mind from preventing your passwords from being accessed. Following are some measures that should be taken when login the internet accounts for protecting your passwors.
Never mention and expose your passwords in the social media communities such as facebook etc.
Writing your passwords for your memory can be helpful for the others to access your accounts so, don’t write your passwords any where.
Don’t tell your passwords to any one. Sometimes people tell their passwords to their best closest friends and parents. It’s good to trust your closer ones but this practice should be discouraged for the sake of safety.
Be aware of the trackers who points you and tricks you by messages and phone calls,
You can often receive spam mails or messages which announce prize money for you and the form provided in requires your password. Never respond to such mail before making sure that its from the authorized source or you really participated in some contests