Enter the maze

How to create a good, memorable password

by Paul Curzon, Queen Mary University of London

floating letters. From PIXABAY.com

So how do you come up with good passwords that you can remember? One way is to combine a series of random words that make a completely nonsense phrase that you can learn. Another is to take some kind of longish phrase and create a shortened version of it with letters either there or missing at random, so the final password has no complete words. The important thing is that it has to have some randomness in it! In all cases it’s still best to include some numbers, capitals and letters randomly as long as it is still easy to remember, and the longer the better.

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