Creating a Secure Password

Article ID: 874

There are a few different guidelines to keep in mind when creating a password. The following information will help you to make a secure password.

Length – Your password should be at least 8 characters in length. In general, the longer the better.

Makeup – There are 4 different classes of characters that you should incorporate. Integrating all 4 classes will minimize the risk of your accounts being compromised. They are:

  1. Lower Case Letters
  2. Upper Case Letters
  3. Numbers
  4. Symbols (Shift+number keys usually works well. @ or +, for example.)

For example, if your password is: infinity

Try using something like: Inf1ni+y