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On every year on May 2, World Password Day is observed to raise the awareness about the importance of having a strong password and following the best practices to ensure the security of passwords. Here are the four tips from Sophos for building a stronger password.

Enable multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Enable multi-factor authentication wherever possible. This adds an additional layer of protection against someone trying to access personal accounts.

Use complex passcodes for devices

It’s not just passwords for email addresses and accounts that need to be secure. Ensure that the login for laptops and mobile phones also have complex passcodes.

Use a password manager

To give passwords the best possible chance of not appearing on Pwned Passwords, use a properly secured password manager that will create and store secure passwords.

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Most of the people end up with dozens of online accounts and have to create passwords all the time. Even with a password manager, create one really excellent password is needed to lock the central ‘password vault.’

Use unique passwords for online banking

Sensitive accounts need special passwords. This includes banking and other accounts where financial data is accessed and stored.

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