Hopefully, red lights and sirens started going off in your head. These made the list of most common passwords in 2022. Yes, you read that right! The next most common included a pet’s name, a significant date (like a birthday or anniversary), and a sports team. Go, Astros! In this day and age, we all have to do better. That said, how do we help our young students create a strong password?
Three Basic Rules for Creating a Good Password
- Use a minimum of eight letters (16 characters or more is best!)
- Include lowercase and uppercase letters
- Include numbers and symbols