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Password Management Made Easy


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A Project Play Date presentation. Learn how to solve all of your online account woes with Passpack, a secure, online password manager you can access from any web computer.

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Password Management Made Easy

  1. 1. PASSWORD MANAGEMENT MADE EASY A Project Play Date - September 26, 2008 Beth Carpenter, Library Services Manager, Outagamie Waupaca Library System
  2. 2. The Plan <ul><li>Benefits of online password management </li></ul><ul><li>Passpack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic info about it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to sign up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting around in Passpack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saving passwords & backing them up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing some settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto-login and the Passpack It! button </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Locking up and logging out </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Is this your method?
  4. 4. How’s it working?
  5. 5. My Goal
  6. 6. Benefits <ul><li>No more easily lost scraps of paper! </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE = </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access your data from any computer, 24/7 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No downloading software </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lots of password managers out there </li></ul><ul><ul><li>KeePass, Clipperz, Passbay, Passpack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some are computer specific & require a download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some are online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some are both </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I recommend Passpack! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Passpack Basics <ul><li>Save up to 100 passwords FREE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Store anything you like: notes, Frequent Flyer miles, passwords, registration details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But NO financial data! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web-based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No software to download </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not computer specific – access any time, any place </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Secure </li></ul><ul><li>Offers desktop and offline versions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Signing Up
  9. 9. Sign Up Options <ul><li>Create a new User ID and Pass </li></ul><ul><li>OR sign in with an existing login from: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows Live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow the instructions for your choice </li></ul>
  10. 10. The Packing Key <ul><li>Create one the first time you log in </li></ul><ul><li>What keeps your passwords secret </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT FORGET IT </li></ul><ul><li>Login with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User ID </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pass </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anti-phishing message </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Packing key </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Home Page <ul><li>Displays info about your account, FAQ, help </li></ul>
  12. 12. Passwords Page Search your entries Quick link to a site
  13. 13. Saving Passwords <ul><li>On the Passwords page, click on or if you’ve added before </li></ul><ul><li>This window will open: </li></ul>Passpack will generate secure passwords for you!
  14. 14. Editing & Deleting Entries <ul><li>Click on the title to edit or delete that entry </li></ul><ul><li>Change info in any field or Delete the entry in the Entry Details window </li></ul>
  15. 15. Importing Passwords <ul><li>Click on the down arrow next to TOOLS </li></ul><ul><li>Select IMPORT PASSWORDS </li></ul><ul><li>Can import comma or tab separated values </li></ul>
  16. 16. Saving & Backing Up <ul><li>After you have added new info click on on the Passwords page </li></ul><ul><li>Backup your data frequently </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeps in Passpack’s format on your computer for easy restore if needed </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Exporting Passwords <ul><li>Export your data in comma or tab separated values </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to use the data in another tool </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OR export to a printable HTML table </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you print it, keep it safe! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Changing Settings
  19. 19. Packing and Saving <ul><li>Set a default time for Passpack to lock up your account if it is inactive </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you enable 1 Click Auto-login, this won’t matter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Auto-save changes, yes or no? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose NO if you want to save your changes manually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose YES if you want it to save all changes automatically </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Startup Options <ul><li>Pick which tab you would like to open first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home is the default </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I prefer changing this to Passwords </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What to do next? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unpack everything, just Favorites, or a variety of other options </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I prefer “unpack everything – then turn on 1 Click Login” </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Welcome Message <ul><li>Customize a welcome message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides protection against phishing attacks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Say YES to the 8 boxes screen </li></ul><ul><li>Make sign in easier with “Remember Me” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>But only if your computer isn’t shared! </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Auto-login & 1 Click Login <ul><li>Great way to speed up logging in to your accounts! </li></ul><ul><li>Turn auto-login on </li></ul><ul><li>Install your button in your bookmarks </li></ul>
  23. 23. How 1 Click Login Works <ul><li>Keep Passpack open in a separate tab in your browser </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the login page for the site you want to use </li></ul><ul><li>Click your Passpack It! button to login automatically </li></ul><ul><li>If you have multiple logins saved for that site, Passpack will let you choose which one to use </li></ul>
  24. 26. Voila!
  25. 27. Lock it up or Logout <ul><li>Lock up your account if leaving your computer unattended </li></ul><ul><li>OR Logout when you’re all done </li></ul>
  26. 28. <ul><li>Contextual help with links to Help Center </li></ul><ul><li>Video demos </li></ul><ul><li>FAQ </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Always under development </li></ul>
  27. 29. Questions & Discussion <ul><li>Any questions about Passpack? </li></ul><ul><li>Any other password managers you would recommend to Project Players? </li></ul>
  28. 30. My Goal
  29. 31. Thanks for coming! <ul><li>Contact Me </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM: owlsbeth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>