Don’t let hackers get the last laugh: Learn how to use a password manager!

Welcome to the world of password managers! In this blog, we’ll discuss how easy it is to use a password manager and the benefits of doing so.

First things first, choose a password manager that suits your needs. There are various password
managers available, including Bitwarden, LastPass, 1Password, Dashlane, and KeePass. Once you’ve
chosen one, download and install it on your device.

After installing the password manager, create an account using your email address and a strong master
password. Your master password is the key to all your other passwords, so it’s essential to create a
unique long and strong password that combines letters, numbers, and symbols.

If you have passwords saved in your web browser or written down somewhere, you can import them
into your password manager. Most password managers allow you to import passwords from various
sources. This makes it easy to switch from your old password management system to a new one.

Whenever you need to create a new password, use the password manager’s password generator to
create a strong and unique password. Password generators can create passwords with different lengths,
combinations of characters, and symbols. This eliminates the need to come up with a unique password
for each site and reduces the risk of using the same password across multiple sites.

As you use different websites and applications, the password manager will prompt you to save the
username and password. Make sure you choose to save the credentials in the password manager. Once
you’ve saved your passwords, the password manager can auto-fill your login credentials when you visit a
website or use an application. This saves you the hassle of having to remember your password and
typing it in each time you need to log in.

Many password managers offer two-factor authentication (2FA) to add an extra layer of security to your
account. 2FA requires you to enter a code sent to your phone or generated by an app, in addition to
your master password. This ensures that even if someone else manages to get hold of your master
password, they won’t be able to access your passwords. Turn on 2FA for all sites that offer it.

If you use multiple devices, make sure you sync your password manager across all of them. This ensures
that you have access to your passwords from any device. Periodically update your master password to
keep your account secure. Also, make sure to use a different master password than any other passwords
you use.

Using a password manager is easy and has many benefits. It saves you time and effort, helps you create
strong and unique passwords, and enhances your security. To roll out premium features such as
unlimited password sharing, advanced security features, admin control and customer support talk to
one of our expert IT security professionals on how we can help.