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OKLAHOMA CITY– Passwords can be daunting to remember but they are critical for keeping your information and data secure.

Having one strong password for all of your accounts is not advised.

Here are some tips for strong passwords:

  • Use a mix of upper and lower case letters
  • Mix in numbers
  • Use special symbols
  • Try to have at least 10-14 or more characters. (yes, we know those are a long passwords)
  • Try unconventional phrases Stay away from obvious dictionary words and combinations of dictionary words. So an example of a bad combination would be redhouse or Redh0use it is just too obvious. Use words or phrases that you would not normally ever see together or make up words that are not in the dictionary.
  • Use a password generator

Use 2-Step Verification. This will mean you have a password and then a code is generated through a generator or is sent to you via text.

Storing all those passwords:

Here are few apps which are secure.

LastPass   iOS    Android 

1Password   iOS    Android 

Mammoth   iOS  

PasswdSafe  Android 

Here is a link to more options to find what works best for your needs and specifications.