If your Finance staffers are accessing sensitive, password-protected info, you’ll want to make sure they don’t use any of these passwords to do it.
Here are 25 of worst (i.e., weak or easily compromised) passwords to use, courtesy of SplashData:
- michael, and
So, if any of these passwords look familiar to Finance staffers, you’ll want to get them to make a change ASAP.
To ensure a password is a strong one, follow these official guidelines:
- Passwords should have no fewer than eight characters
- Passwords should include a mix of four different types of characters (upper case, lower case, numbers and special characters like $ or @ or *, and
- Passwords should never be a name, slang word, or a word in the dictionary. Also, avoid using any part of your name or email address.