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Protecting your system - password management

Professor Nick Patterson demonstrates how to use a password manager. Protect and remember your passwords.

Even though we know the importance of passwords, many of us don’t change them regularly and continue to use passwords like ‘password’ or ‘123456’.

This article from the Entrepreneur covering statistics about password usage provides some insights into bad password practises. Strong secure passwords are a simple but effective step towards better security.

In this video, Dr Nick Patterson demonstrates how to use the password manager KeePass to keep your passwords safe.

Your task

Watch the video and think about how passwords are managed for your business. Are there any formal policies or procedures that outline what structure your password should follow or how often you have to change it? Or is it purely up to individuals?

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