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Passwords

  1. 1. Passwords!
  2. 2. Passwords! A  how  to  guide  
  3. 3. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:  
  4. 4. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er  
  5. 5. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Lowercase  le8er  
  6. 6. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Numbers   Lowercase  le8er  
  7. 7. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Numbers   Lowercase  le8er   Punctua>on  
  8. 8. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Numbers   Lowercase  le8er   Punctua>on   Symbols  
  9. 9. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Numbers   Lowercase  le8er   Punctua>on   Symbols   At  least  8  characters  
  10. 10. Things  you  need  for  a  secure   password:   Uppercase  le8er   Numbers   Lowercase  le8er   Punctua>on   Symbols   At  least  8  characters   At  least  two  different  passwords  for  all  your  accounts.     E.g.  One  for  email/banking  and  one  for  everything  else  
  11. 11. AVOID  
  12. 12. AVOID   Dic>onary  works  in  any  language  
  13. 13. AVOID   Sequences  or  repea>ng  pa8erns.   E.g.  123456,  qwerty,  etc.  
  14. 14. AVOID   Common  misspelled  word  and   abbrevia>ons  
  15. 15. AVOID   Personal  informa>on  such  as   name,  birthday,  passport  number,   telephone  numbers,  pet  names,   etc.  
  16. 16. Here’s  a  good  way     to  come  up  with  a   password  
  17. 17. Think  of  a  sentence,     for  example:   Long  and  simple  sentences  are  best.  See  if  you   can  make  them  meaningful  to  you.  
  18. 18. Subs>tute  words  for   symbols  and  numbers  
  19. 19. Subs>tute  words  for   symbols  and  numbers   Long  &  simple  sentences  are  best.  See  if  you  can   make  them  meaningful  2  you.  
  20. 20. Delete  everything  but   the  first  le8er  of  each   word  
  21. 21. L  &  simple   sentences  are  best.   See  if  you  can  make   them  meaningful  2   you.  
  22. 22. L  &  s  sentences  are   best.  See  if  you  can   make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  23. 23. L  &  s  s  are  best.  See   if  you  can  make   them  meaningful  2   you.  
  24. 24. L  &  s  s  a  best.  See  if   you  can  make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  25. 25. L  &  s  s  a  b.  See  if   you  can  make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  26. 26. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  if  you   can  make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  27. 27. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  you   can  make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  28. 28. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  can   make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  29. 29. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  c   make  them   meaningful  2  you.  
  30. 30. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  c  m   them  meaningful  2   you.  
  31. 31. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  c  m   t  meaningful  2  you.  
  32. 32. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  c  m   t  m  2  you.  
  33. 33. L  &  s  s  a  b.  S  i  y  c  m   t  m  2  y.  
  34. 34. Your  new   password  is…  
  35. 35. L&ssab.Siycmtm2y.  
  36. 36. Another  example:  
  37. 37. I  really  like  to  run  at  the  beach     when  it  is  hot  outside.  
  38. 38. Subs>tute  words  for     symbols  and  numbers  
  39. 39. I  really  like  2  run  @  the  beach     when  it  is  hot  outside.  
  40. 40. Abbreviate  
  41. 41. I  really  like  2  run  @  D  beach     when  it’s  hot  outside.  
  42. 42. Subtract  
  43. 43. I  r  like  2  run  @  D  beach     when  it’s  hot  outside.  
  44. 44. I  r  l  2  run  @  D  beach     when  it’s  hot  outside.  
  45. 45. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  beach     when  it’s  hot  outside.  
  46. 46. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  b     when  it’s  hot  outside.  
  47. 47. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  b     w  it’s  hot  outside.  
  48. 48. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  b     w  i’s  hot  outside.  
  49. 49. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  b     w  i’s  h  outside.  
  50. 50. I  r  l  2  r  @  D  b     w  i’s  h  o.  
  51. 51. Your  new  password:  
  52. 52. Irl2r@Dbwi’sho.  
  53. 53. So  remember  
  54. 54. So  remember   you  need  
  55. 55. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  56. 56. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  57. 57. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  58. 58. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  59. 59. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  60. 60. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  61. 61. At  least  8  le8er   Uppercase   Lowercase   Symbol   Number   Punctua>on  
  62. 62. r  thin king    I  know  you Now
  63. 63. How  do  I     remember     that???   r  thin king    I  know  you Now
  64. 64. The  easiest  way  to  remember  your  password  
  65. 65. The  easiest  way  to  remember  your  password   is  to  write  it  down!  
  66. 66. The  easiest  way  to  remember  your  password   is  to  write  it  down!   Wri>ng  your  password  down  is  OK,   but  keep  it  secure.  
  67. 67. Or  write  it  in  a  code  
  68. 68. Or  write  it  in  a  code   or  a  way  only  you  can  work  out  
  69. 69. Think  your  current     password  is  OK?  
  70. 70. Think  your  current     password  is  OK?   Check  your  password  strength  here:   www.passwordmeter.com  

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