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strong password

A password that is hard to detect both by humans and by the computer. Two things make a password stronger: (1) a larger number of characters, and (2) mixing numeric digits, upper and lower case letters and special characters ($, #, etc.). See password.
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Having highlighted several things not to do, here area couple of tips to help you create strong passwords that will be memorable.
But Gabberty said Twitter still has other security problems which need to be addressed, such as requiring strong passwords and frequent changes in passwords.
For instance, a strong password is invaluable, but difficult to remember and, as soon as the user writes it down, it loses some of its protective value.
An organization can elect to change the strong password requirement or allow users to write down their passwords with the understanding that the issue of security is not with the password anymore; it is with the paper on which the password is written.
Remember that a strong password should have at least seven characters including at least one number, one letter, and one symbol.
The wrens need an especially strong password system to tell friend from foe, he says.
A strong password should have a minimum of 8 characters, be as meaningless as possible and use a combination of numbers and both uppercase and lowercase letters (e.
Administrators can transparently push policy-enforcing client software to each user's workstation, automate software and credential updates, and enforce strong password policies without any user intervention required.
I would advise every business to have a strong password policy - typically this includes minimum password lengths (I would recommend eight as a minimum), specify the use of complex passwords (ie.
Make sure that you use a strong password by using letters, special characters, numeric characters and at least one capital letter.