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Stop using your dog s name as a password Use a Password Manager

Author: ITS

Posted on Feb 25, 2015

Category: General Interest , IT Announcements , Tips and Tricks

You probably have dozens of passwords you use every day… or, more likely, you have lots of places to enter a password, but use the same password in keypasswordmultiple places or passwords that are too simple just to make your life easier. Maybe you even keep your passwords written down and hidden under your keyboard so you don’t forget them. However you cope with your passwords, a password manager can offer you a better, more secure solution. Password managers not only store all your passwords for you, but most will also help you create unique, complex passwords for every new account you create. All you need to do is secure the password manager itself with one strong password, then let the application handle the rest. There are password managers to fit every budget, including great free options like LastPass, which is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. For more information on the wide variety of options, check out the following articles: The Best Password Managers for 2015 (PC Magazine) Mac Password Managers (Macworld) Eight of the Best Linux Password Managers (TechRadar)