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How to Pick a Proper Password

Date: Oct 30, 2015

Category: Blog

Did you know that for less than $20,000 you could build your very own password cracker that, under ideal conditions, could try out more than 100,000,000,000 passwords EVERY SECOND?

That means you could churn through every possible 8-letter password in just 2 seconds, and every 9-letter password in under a minute!

So here is a short and straight-talking video from Paul Ducklin at Sophos, that not only shows you how to pick a proper password, but also explains why you should bother.

About Paul Ducklin
Paul Ducklin is a passionate security proselytiser. (That’s like an evangelist, but more so!) He lives and breathes computer security, and would be happy for you to do so, too. Follow him on Twitter: @duckblog

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