How to Create Strong Passwords [Tutorial]

Have you ever used your name in a password? Is your password written on a Post-It note under your keyboard? Have you ever used a consecutive string of numbers as your password? Do you use the same password for multiple websites?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you’re not alone. In fact, those are some of the most common mistakes people make when creating passwords. The truth is that the only secure password is the one you’ll never remember. So how do you come up with the perfect equation for your password? And when you do, how do you remember it?

If you’d like to know how to create safe passwords, you’ve come to the right place! This episode of our Tech Tutorial Series will provide you with solid answers to those exact questions.

Ron Cervantes, information technology instructor for the Rasmussen College School of Technology, will provide you with some handy tips and tricks for creating strong passwords in order to protect yourself against cybercriminals. Be sure to check out other videos in the Tech Tutorial Series!

 

If you’re interested in combatting cybercriminals, learn more about careers in information security!

Callie Malvik

Callie is the Content Manager at Collegis Education, overseeing blog content on behalf of Rasmussen College. She is passionate about creating quality resources that empower others to improve their lives through education.

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