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Creating Strong Passwords

It is important that you help your children create strong and unique passwords to protect their online accounts.  Children are curious and will want to know the why’s – so tell them the possible dangers as you go along!  Here are some thoughts and tips to help you along. Start by explaining that their passwords need to be:  Unique  The hacker is not a nice person and might try and access their accounts and their personal information  Create a hacking game and ask them to crack the code:  1 2 3 _ 5 6  Pa__wo_d  _ello  Passwords need to be longer and more memorable and not contain any private information like their name, address, phone number etc.  Think of a fun phrase or an event that they remember:  My first football game was in 2020  Use the first letter from that phrase:  mffgwi2020  Change some letters into symbols or special characters:  mffgw!2020  Make some uppercase and some lowercase:  Mffgw!2020  Now ask them…

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