At Maxify Global, we’re committed to helping individuals and businesses fortifying their digital safety. This post is designed to emphasize the importance of strong passwords in safeguarding personal and business information. Here are some tips on creating a secure password and why it is vital in today’s digital world.

1. Length & Complexity
Long passwords are your first line of defense. Aim for a minimum of 12 characters, blending uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols to enhance complexity.
2. Avoid Common Patterns
Steer clear of easily guessable passwords like ‘password123’ or ‘qwerty’ or ‘date of birth.’ Be creative, use non-dictionary words, and avoid predictable combinations.
3. Unique Per Platform
Duplicating passwords across various accounts is risky. Ensure each account boasts a distinct password to prevent a domino effect if one gets compromised.
4. Easy to Remember
Consider using passphrases, a sequence of words or a sentence. They’re easier to remember and harder to crack.
5. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)
Activate 2FA wherever available. This additional layer of security adds a crucial barrier against unauthorized access.

Why is This Essential?
🛡️ Guard Your Privacy: Strong passwords act as a barrier between your sensitive data and cyber threats, shielding personal information from unauthorized access.
🛡️ Prevent Data Breaches: Cybercriminals target weak passwords. By strengthening them, you significantly reduce the risk of data breaches and identity theft.
🛡️ Secure Business Integrity: In a professional context, robust passwords uphold the integrity of your company’s information and protect client confidentiality.

Let’s protect ourselves and our businesses better by adopting robust password practices. Share your insights on password security in the comments below!

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Tersoo Hulugh

Tersoo Hulugh

Tersoo Hulugh is a 2x founder (Maxify Global - Nigeria & Voluntrr - UK), a product manager, and a business & career coach. With over 8 years experience in the tech industry, building technology products for startups and corporations. His experience and expertise earned him a hyperion scholarship at Quantic School of Business and Technology, USA, where he obtained an Executive MBA. He is currently in the US pursuing a Masters degree in operations management at South Dakota State University. His passion is to support aspiring African talent to achieve career and financial success.

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