How To Make A Master Password For Your Password Manager

The most important aspect of a password manager is its master password. Your master password is what protects your vault so it needs to be strong. What makes for a strong master password is often very confusing, and far too many people get it wrong. We have taught people to make passwords that are hard …

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10+ Places To Hide Your Master Password

If you have a password manager, you know that forgetting your master password will lock you out forever. This is why it’s okay to write down your master password. Then a new question comes up, how do you keep from losing your master password? Here is a list of ways to store your master password …

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Why Google Authenticator and Authy 2FA Are So Effective?

A common trend I see is the rush to turn on 2FA like Google Authenticator and Authy, but do people understand why it’s so effective? Google Authenticator and Authy are TOTP (Time-based One-time Password) 2FA. I’m going to show you what makes TOTP 2FA so effective and why this matters. How TOTP 2FA Works When …

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Why We Don’t Need SMS 2FA – Replacement Included

We don’t need SMS 2FA. I’m going to break down why we don’t need SMS 2FA and give you a replacement that is not only better but cheaper and easier too. What Is SMS 2FA? Hopefully, if you’re reading this, you have a good understanding of SMS 2FA. If you don’t, SMS 2FA is the …

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Password Length vs. Complexity vs. Strength

What’s more important? Password length, complexity, or strength? Neither. None of those things is as important as uniqueness of your passwords. Why Uniqueness Is The Most Important Factor? The reality is that you’re more likely to have someone obtain your password from a previous breach then someone to guess your password. Attackers know a lot …

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Websites Should Generate Passwords For Their Users

If websites generated passwords for their users, it would fix so many problems. It would… Keep users from reusing passwords. Keep users from using weak passwords. Remove the anxiety of creating passwords. Show people they don’t need to remember every password. Be less complicated than doing 2FA. Be easy to write down. Speed up and …

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