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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] (current)
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