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  1. 1. Username Usage and Password Security<br />
  2. 2. Username Usage<br />
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  4. 4. Attracting Negative Attention<br />InYoFace<br />Badboy2U<br />Lookin4Luv<br />IMAHottie<br />FatMama<br />suPaFlirt<br />
  5. 5. Revealing Information<br />Tom_Evans34<br />Missy-13<br />AndyKarateKid<br />ViolinGurl<br />restlinmatch<br />
  6. 6. Good or Bad?<br /><ul><li> AmrcanIdol2
  7. 7. BellaIsabella
  8. 8. DarkAngel666
  9. 9. Karla-Love-1996
  10. 10. SimplyMe
  11. 11. gun4hiRe
  12. 12. babyfaceLA
  13. 13. Watup?</li></ul>I8sushi2<br />Soccerstar<br />Puppygirl234<br />keKe1995<br />Bookworm<br />2BorNot2b<br />Choco-holic<br />CapitlOfens<br />
  14. 14. Project<br />Create at least 3 different screen names that you think will meet all of these guidelines:<br />Names that are not likely to attract negative attention<br />Names that do not use bad language<br />Names that don’t reveal any personal information<br />Names that don’t reveal a real name, age, or gender<br />
  15. 15. Password Security<br />
  16. 16. Most Commonly Used Passwords<br />Names of baseball, football or basketball teams<br />Birth dates of family members<br />The year of a special sports event <br />The word “password” or variation<br />The number sequence “123456” or letter/number variation such as “abc123” or “123abc”<br />The name of a family member, pet, favorite TV show character, celebrity or band<br />
  17. 17. Why are student accounts easily hacked?<br />The password is cracked using a password cracking program.<br />The password is easily guessed by others who know personal things about the student.<br />Students write their passwords down where others are able to see it.<br />Students give their password to friends who then decide to use it or give it to others who use it.<br />Other students see the password as the student enters it on a keyboard.<br />
  18. 18. Check Your Password<br />
  19. 19. Does your password include the name of a family member or pet? -3<br />Does your password include a birth date of a family member? -3<br />Does your password contain one or more words that could be found in a dictionary (including French, Spanish, Italian, German)? -1<br />Does your password contain a random set of numbers? +2<br />Does your password contain both letters and numbers? +2<br />Does your password have 8 or more characters? +2<br />Does your password have less than 6 characters? -1<br />Does your password contain one or more non-number, non-letter characters such as a ! Or =? +3<br />Does the password contain the date of a well known event, such as the date a baseball team won the pennant? -1<br />Does your password contain at least 3 numbers in numerical sequence such as “123”? -2<br />Does your password contain any word spelled backwards? -1<br />Is your password written down on any piece of paper within 15 feet of your computer? -2<br />Does your password contain your telephone number, zip code, area code, or a portion of them? -2<br />Does your password include a mixture of UPPER and lower case letters? +2<br />Have you ever shared your current password with a friend? -3<br />
  20. 20. Password Test Scoring<br />EXCELLENT<br />8 or higher <br />SOMEWHAT GOOD<br />4-7<br />Think about adding some other <br />characters to your password<br />VERY POOR<br />Less than 4 <br />Time to make a new password<br />
  21. 21. Tips for a VERY STRONG password<br />Always use a mix of letters and numbers<br />Use a mix of UPPER and lower case letters<br />Use characters that are not letters or number such as =!$#<br />Always use a password that contains 6 letters or more<br />Create acronyms<br /> (a word that is created by taking the first letter of a sequence of words)<br />
  22. 22. Individual Project<br />Create a secure password<br />Think of a line from a song and write it down.<br />Create an acronym from the first letter of each word in the line.<br />Change at lease one letter (not the first) to a capital letter.<br />Add a non-number, non-letter character, or a substitute a ! For an I, $ for an s, etc.<br />Add a two or three digit number.<br />
  23. 23. Individual Project<br />Create a secure password<br />Think of the name of someone you admire and write it down.<br />Create a four-letter acronym from the first two letters of their first and last name.<br />Change at least one letter (not the first) to a capital letter.<br />Add a non-number, non-letter character or substitute a ! for an I, $ for an s, etc.<br />Mix in two numbers taken from your age. Don’t put these numbers next to each other.<br />