1. Create a complex password (or passphrase) by combining upper- & lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols with a minimum of 16 characters.
2. Avoid using personal information, like names of pets or loved ones. Do not use personal address or birthday numbers, etc.
2. Change passwords regularly and never recycle old passwords.
3. Use a unique password for every account. Do not repeat passwords across more than one account.
4. Store your passwords in a secure place, such as a password locker, to prevent unauthorized access.
5. Avoid using the same security question and answer for multiple important accounts.
In 2021, organizations with more than 50% of their workforce operating remotely took an average of 58 days longer to identify and contain a cybersecurity breach. Password complexity is essential to safeguarding your credentials and network environments. Strengthen and diversify your passwords across important accounts to protect your organization.
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