Today, almost all the people are using Internet but they actually don’t how to keep a strong password to secure your account. They usually keep easy password for their account like “123456” but these passwords are easy to remember and also easy to be hacked. If the user keeps this password for all the account then if your one account is hacked, then it becomes easy for the hacker to hack your all accounts.So, it is necessary that you keep different password for all your accounts so that your valuable data could not be compromised. If you want all your data to be safe and secure then you must keep strong password for all your account. Webroot team just wants its user to keep strong password for the safety of their account. You can install this best security program in your device through www.webroot.com/safe. In this blog, you will read the norms for setting the strong password.
Create A Long Password: It is highly recommended that you should keep the password for your account which must have at least 8 characters in length. If the password is lengthy than the hacker will take more time to crack it. If you use 10 characters or more than 10 characters in a password then it become difficult for the hackers to crack it and this will keep your account from cyber attacks.
Create Complex Password: Your Password must contain at least one character from every group like uppercase alphabet, lowercase alphabet, number and special character. Always remember, your password must have at least 4 characters from each of the group. The ratio of the password is 8/4 which means 8 characters in length and out of 8, 4 characters should consist of 1 lower case + 1 upper case + 1 special character + 1 number. This method will make your password stronger than before.
Avoid Using Personal Information: It is advised that you should avoid using your personal information like your birthday, anniversary, address, city of birth, high school, and relatives’ and pets’ names etc. in your password. This information makes it easy for the hackers to guess your password.
Do not Reuse Password: It is suggested that you should always use different password for different account. Because in case, if your account one account is compromised and you have use the same email address and password in other multiple sites, then your information can be used to get to your other accounts. So, you must use unique passwords for every account.
Use a Password Manager: But generally, the Strong password is hard to remember. So, you can make use of the Webroot Password Manager which has become very popular nowadays. Hence, with this you can easily create a complex and strong password for all your account and you can a store all these passwords in Password Manager.
Use PassPhrase: In case, you do not want to use a password management tool then you can use Passphrase to create a password so that you can remember the password easily.
Regularly Change Password: You should regularly change the password of your accounts because the more sensitive your information is, the more quickly you should change your password. When the password is changed, do not re-use it.