How Do You Pick A Proper Password? Google Is Here To Help
Shane Blume / 4 years ago
We all have at least one password, but how secure is your password? Do you really think about it? If your password is under 8 characters, or a dictionary word then now is probably the time to get it changed before it causes you issues.
We all use passwords, every day for most of us, wether it is to access our ATM, or to clock in at work, checking our email, or banking online. You probably type at least one password in per day. And if you are like the majority of people out there, you likely have a simple password consisting of the minimum amount of characters allotted on the website.
Loads of users use Google products every day, and Google is interested in your security, as much as you might think that they are not for your security. Why are they interested in your security? Well for one, you are their customer, they make money from you, even if you think that they don’t. You see those ads on the site you read, ooop, money. No matter where you go someone is making money off of you. Therefore, they are likely to be interested in you keeping your valuable information as secure as possible.
Google produced this video to help you, the user to build a secure password, there are many different algorithms out there to build you the perfect password, all you need to do is look.
Yes, companies are bringing out two-factor authentication, such as log in with your phone, etc. If you don’t use it, you can’t make yourself secure, and if you refuse to make a secure password, you are doing just the same! Keep yourself safe by updating your password regularly, and making your password as secure as you possibly can.