Password Vs. Passphrase – When & What To Use?

When it comes to secrets, the most popular version, and used most often online, are passwords. As people dig deeper into internet and computer security, they also learn about passphrases. You tend to see people learn about passphrases when they start using a password manager and need to make a master password or see them …

Read more

Are A Mix Of Non-English Passwords More Secure?

One creative solution that I see many people have about passwords and passphrases is to use non-English words and characters. The thinking is that mixing English words and characters with other languages will make the password harder to crack, and thus it’s more secure. But is this true? When you boil it down to the …

Read more

How To Manage Passwords With ADHD

If you suffer from ADHD, then you know all too well that keeping track of passwords is a pain. You’re always forgetting your passwords, where you put them, and what crazy rule some website had. It’s very frustrating but there is a simple and easy solution for you. If you suffer from ADHD and have …

Read more

The Difference Between Password vs. Encryption Protection

There is a huge difference between something being password protected versus something being protected by encryption. Just because something is protected by a password does not mean it’s secure. It also does not imply a password-protected item is better than something protected by encryption. While a password is often used in encryption, the meanings of …

Read more

Why Do Passwords Appear as Dots?

When you log in to a website or create an account, you may notice that the website will use dots when you enter your passwords. Why do these dots appear when you enter your password? Does it make your password more secure? Do the dots protect you from hackers? Let’s go over why your passwords …

Read more

How to Make a Strong Password

A lot of the advice people are given about making a strong password is complete garbage. Making a strong or secure password is stupidly simple, so if someone tells you some complex hoopla, you can ignore them as they’re just making things worse. Let me show you how to make a strong password. How To …

Read more