Passwords you create should be a minimum of 8 characters in length and contain a combination of letters, numbers and special characters and not be a word in the English dictionary.
To protect your personal information, create a different password for each account you use--computer login, email, network services, financial institutions, etc.
Avoid writing down passwords or checking the "remember my password" button with programs. It can be difficult to recover lost passwords, so we've created some helpful tips for creating and securing your passwords.
Set a password for the user account on your computer and disable auto login to prevent unauthorized use of your computer. Remember to password protect your screensaver or log out of your computer when not in use. It may be an inconvenience to type in your computer password, but your data will be more protected from prying eyes.
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