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How to Hack-Proof Your Password | Easy Video Tutorial

AROUND HALF OF ALL PASSWORDS CURRENTLY BEING USED TODAY CAN BE CRACKED IN SECONDS DUE TO THEM BE VERY WEAK, AND ANOTHER 45% CAN BE CRACKED WITHIN A FEW HOURS.

Even in the digital era, passwords can still be easily compromised. In fact, some cyber-security problems are due to human errors, which include creating a weak password that is easy to guess. No matter the level of sophistication of technology, your organisation will remain vulnerable to threats if you do not have stronger forms of authentication. It is like installing an alarm system, but leaving the door open to intruders. Perhaps you are one of the many users who simply create a password for compliance. When prompted to create a password, you obliviously key in some letters and numbers. Something like password123456.

If weak passwords expose you to cyberthreats and data breaches, you need to create SUPER STRONG PASSWORDS to increase your data’s level of security and protection. Super strong passwords are longer passwords with a minimum of 18 characters. It can be taken from random sources, affirmations, famous quotes or even published sources. Passwords or passphrases have to be unpredictable. Watch the video to learn more about creating super strong passwords.