A strong password is the first line of defense in keeping your account secure. But what is it that makes a password strong? Here are a few tips on what to do and what not to do when creating a password.
Do use at least 3 of the following:
- lowercase letter
- uppercase letter
- punctuation mark or special character
- personal information, such as your name or birthdate
- commonly used passwords or a sequence of characters (e.g., 123456, 123abc, password, qwerty)
- your email address