Thursday, October 25, 2012

The 25 Worst Passwords of the Year and How to Create Better Passwords

The CNN Tech blog recently published a list of the worst passwords of 2012. The top of the list includes all of the things that you might expect like "abc123," "password," and "qwerty." Hopefully, you and your students are not using any of the passwords on the list.

But if you or one of your students are using weak password, try one of these three free tools to create a strong password. If you prefer to create your own password rather than rely on a random password generator, watch the video below for suggestions on forming strong passwords.