These days it seems like every one of your online accounts â€“ whether itâ€™s an ecommerce site like Amazon or a subscription to a newspaper like The New York Times â€“ has different password requirements. Some require a certain password length, usually 8 characters or more. Many require you to use numeric or symbol keys, and many of these also require the use of capital letters.
Why do they do this? And, more importantly, how can you keep your information safe? Use the following password best practices. [Read more…]