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passwords [2016/08/31 20:14]
abrashear Correct PowerSchool to reflect that it uses a network password now.
passwords [2016/11/09 10:21]
abrashear [Instead of a Password, Use a Passphrase] Add link to spg.lasallehs.net
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 A passphrase is a sequence of words or other text used to control access to a computer system, program or data. A passphrase is similar to a password in usage, but is generally longer for added security. Passphrases differ from passwords. A password is usually short—six to ten characters.  Passphrases usually are much longer—20 to 30 characters or more. Additionally, they can be structured to be more easily memorable than passwords without being written down. A passphrase is a sequence of words or other text used to control access to a computer system, program or data. A passphrase is similar to a password in usage, but is generally longer for added security. Passphrases differ from passwords. A password is usually short—six to ten characters.  Passphrases usually are much longer—20 to 30 characters or more. Additionally, they can be structured to be more easily memorable than passwords without being written down.
  
 +You can even use a [[https://spg.lasallehs.net|Passphrase Generator]] to create good passphrases.
 ==== Choosing Your Passphrase ==== ==== Choosing Your Passphrase ====
 Typical advice about choosing a passphrase includes suggestions that it should be: Typical advice about choosing a passphrase includes suggestions that it should be:
passwords.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/09 10:21 by abrashear