Passwords Under Lock and Kaspersky

Undoubtedly, you visit a number of websites that require you to login, each with a unique requirement to maintain password strength. Some require a combination of symbols, numbers, and letters; others require a mix of capitalization or must be a specified length. These requirements are designed to improve password strength, but can be difficult to manage.

All the experts agree: You must create strong unique passwords. If you are using the same password for Amazon, your email, and your bank – it’s time to make some changes. It is best to develop a system for creating passwords for each site you visit.

Here’s an example method I just made up: Take the website you visit, capitalize the first letter, and remove every-other character (i.e. Amazon becomes Aao; Orbitz to Obt), then add a short phrase seven characters or longer that combines numbers and letters and does not include personal information such as your name or address (D0gL*ver, rA1nb0w, etc.), and finally the letters omitted from the site previously. With this system your password for ebay would become EaD0gL*verby.

Maintaining a technique to create passwords that generates individual keycodes for each website will help your online security. But, even with a system in place, you will want to have some passwords entirely unique to a site – for your personal banking, for example. Furthermore, if someone can crack your system, they will have access to everything!

As your library of passwords grows, you may want to turn to professional assistance in the form of Kaspersky Password Manager. This program creates an encrypted vault of your passwords that only requires you to remember one account password, and provides multiple layers of defense against keyloggers and hackers. Invest in the tools to maintain your security online and use a Kaspersky discount code to get the software to protect and manage your passwords.

For more tips in creating password phrases check out these professional tips.

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