Wednesday, February 2, 2011

PassPlex - A Strong Password Generator

Creating and using strong passwords is a fundamental part of protecting your online identity. But sometimes it's challenging to develop a strong and unique password. If you've ever been in that place where you're stuck trying to develop a password, PassPlex is for you. PassPlex is a simple tool for generating strong and unique passwords. To use PassPlex to create a password all you have to do is enter the number of characters you need and the level of complexity you desire for your password.

Common Craft and Explania both have good videos about creating strong passwords.

Here's How to Choose a Safe Password by Explania.

How to choose a safe password - Explania

Here's Secure Passwords Explained by Common Craft.


Applications for Education
PassPlex is a handy tool to have students try when they can't think of their own computer passwords. This is a particularly handy tool when students have to create passwords that include numbers and characters.