The 6 best password managers

One of the smartest moves you can make to protect employees, especially those working from home, is to encourage them to use a password manager. It’s one of the easiest, too.

Keyword best practices pertain to complexity, change frequency and uniqueness. Each best practice is intended to mitigate known attack methods and harden your online identities to both prevent compromise and limit the damage if account compromise occurs anyway.

A proper password manager is an excellent first step in securing online identity. It can create a unique strong password for every account and application without requiring employees to memorize or write down random strings of characters. These strong passwords help shield against traditional password attacks such as dictionary, rainbow tables or brute-force attacks and makes them convenient to use. The use of a password manager also often facilitates password maintenance through actionable reports that can identify passwords due for a change.

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