The safest passwords are long random ones, generated by a computer.
But those tend to be the ones that most people hate the most. Because they’re difficult to type in, near impossible to remember and if you don’t use a password manager you may find yourself using the ‘forgotten my password’ more often that you’d like.
The thing is – a weak password leaves your business wide open to hackers. They can crack short obvious passwords using brute force, where software tries every combination until it gets it right.
This video looks at the risks of weak passwords.
And why not run your details through our Dark Web Scan, to see how safe your credentials and that of your staff really are.PGlmcmFtZSBzcmM9Imh0dHBzOi8vcGxheWVyLnZpbWVvLmNvbS92aWRlby81MjQzMTA2ODYiIHdpZHRoPSI2NDAiIGhlaWdodD0iMzYwIiBmcmFtZWJvcmRlcj0iMCIgYWxsb3c9ImF1dG9wbGF5OyBmdWxsc2NyZWVuOyBwaWN0dXJlLWluLXBpY3R1cmUiIGFsbG93ZnVsbHNjcmVlbj48L2lmcmFtZT4=