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Passwords to Avoid! Business Security

Password Security Protocols with Acacia I.T. Tucson Arizona

Once again there has been a list of passwords you should avoid using, a company known as SplashData releases this list every year. This list is comprised of passwords that were compromised over the past year.

Password security is a vital part of protecting yourself from hackers, if you are using a password on this list, before you do anything else, change it!

 Passwords to avoid for business security. Plan your implementation in regards to your computers and employees is vital to your business.

Your password should be comprised of at least 8 digits long, with different combination of numbers, letters, and symbols. Also, you should use different passwords for different logins (computer, bank, website, programs)

There are many very good password management software available as well as Managed Service packages from your IT vendor, where you only have to remember one password and all of your other website passwords can be randomly generated and stored in the password safe. Contact your IT vendor for more details.

Drumroll please!

here is the top 25 list:
1. 123456
2. password
3. 12345678
4. qwerty
5. 12345
6. 123456789
7. football
8. 1234
9. 1234567
10. baseball
11. welcome
12. 1234567890
13. abc123
14. 111111
15. 1qaz2wsx
16. dragon
17. master
18. monkey
19. letmein
20. login
21. princess
22. qwertyuiop
23. solo
24. passw0rd
25. starwars

 

 

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