Tips for creating a strong password

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
  • number
  • punctuation mark or special character

Don’t use:

  • 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