Start Your December with a Strong Password Reset!

As the year comes to a close there is no better time to prioritize your online security and with cyber threats on the rise protecting yourself should be at the top of your to-do list. One of the simplest yet most effective ways to safeguard your digital life is by resetting your passwords.

You create a fresh line of defense against potential hackers and identity thieves. Your password should be at least 12 characters long and make sure you use a combination of uppercase / lowercase letters, numbers and special characters in your new passwords. Remember to avoid using easily guessable information like your birthdate or pets name.


Common password security mistakes to avoid

Most common mistakes is when you use the same password for multiple accounts. If a hacker manages to crack one of your password they can also have access to all your accounts

Another mistake when using easy guessable passwords such as "password123" or "12345678." Those passwords are incredibly weak and can be cracked in a matter of seconds.

And even if you have a strong password created still a good idea to change it every few months. This will helps to ensure that even if a hacker manage to crack your password, they will not have access to your account for an extended period of time.


Creating complex passwords is important for security but it can also make it difficult to remember them all. One strategy is to use a password manager a secure tools that store all your passwords in one place.


It's also a good idea to enable two-factor authentication whenever possible because it adds an extra layer of security by requiring you to enter a verification code in addition to your password.


Also be cautious of any emails or messages that ask you to reset your password. Hackers often use phishing techniques to trick users into revealing their passwords and if you receive an email or message asking you to reset your password, all you need to do is verify the authenticity before clicking on any links or share your personal information.


If you're resetting your password on a public or shared computer, be sure to clear your browsing history and log out of all accounts once you're done so if you did not initiate the password reset, contact the service provider immediately to report the incident and take the necessary steps to secure your account.


This December starts the right foot by resetting your passwords and entering the new year with peace of mind while you protect yourself and your personal information from cyber threats!


Enjoy a safe and secure holiday season!