One of the best ways to create a strong password that is also easy for you to remember is to create a phrase that substitutes letters for numbers or symbols. The title of this article is an example of a passphrase.
There’s no perfect password, and using a passphrase alone doesn’t guarantee you’ll be 100% secure, but its another measure you can take in protecting your accounts.
Read SANS – Securing the Human’s April Newsletter that goes into more detail on the following steps for better securing your passwords.
- Use unique passphrases for each account
- Never share your method for creating a password
- Don’t log in to accounts on public devices
- If an account requires you answer personal questions, choose smartly
- Always use two-step verification when offered
- Use the most secure pin possible on your mobile devices
- Close out or delete unused accounts