Password Complexity and Length:
We all know we should be making passwords 16 characters in length with uppercase, lowercase, numeric, special character, and ending in a letter. Example: Tdkhg#8fjw*jf2h
Problem is that with today's computational power along with the available pre-built dictionaries, this is not as strong as once thought. Pre-built dictionaries are easily obtainable that are being constantly updated with the 100's of millions of passwords obtained through data breaches.
Users should be at least using a password manger such as "Lastpass.com" or "1password.com". Offline password manager recommended is "Password Safe", designed by renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier.
When creating a new password today, use passwords that are 30+ characters in length to make bruteforce password cracking exponentially more difficult. This can easily be done when using a password manger. What about the password used to access the passw…
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