Why Do Strong Passwords Matter? hackers get into a database of unencrypted pw’s - you’re hacked THERE If you’ve used that pw elsewhere, you’re hacked there too If it’s encrypted/hashed then hashed dictionary tables
There’s No Such Thing As a perfectly Secure Password
Have you heard the one about outrunning the tiger?
How I Got Hacked
There are more options but these are the two big front runners
probability of you forgetting passwords, using bad ones, using duplicates = 100% If you have a strong 1Password that is!
IT’S GOING TO BE TOO HARD!
Start Slow Sign up for a password manager Install the browser plugins Go about your business Whenever you enter a password, the manager will ask permission to remember it. Say yes
Run the Security Check Both tools will tell you how you’re doing with your passwords Are they long enough? Are they unique? Do they have enough special characters? Are they unguessable?
Just Fix a Few a Day
The Hardest Step Let the tool CHOOSE a password for you Protect the Crown Jewels First Money Credit Cards Insurance
You MUST have ONE good password
Hand over the key to someone else safe deposit box NOT under your keyboard
The (Ambitious) Plan for
Why do strong passwords matter?
Real life stories of how I got hacked and how password
managers can help you
Video of an octogenarian explaining how a password
manager helps him
Demo of 1Password
How to get started the Easy Way
1Password Private Lessons
Individual or Small Group (4 or less)
Pat Dengler | |
Pat is a Apple Certified Support Professional | MTC
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