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One of our greatest aspirations as your IT partner is to help you reach your business goals. We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service, and staying up-to-speed with the evolution of technology. We want our knowledge and experience to be an invaluable resource, to help provide your business with enough support to develop your technical direction. Through our Intivix technology tips, we hope to provide you with an educational outlook, and provide your company technical value.

Intivix Technology Tips: Develop A Strong Password

Even though most people know they need to have a better password than “password” or “123456” most tend to leave it simply as is. Technology is progressing for hackers too; they can utilize software that can attempt million of password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it can reduce to as much as 12 seconds. Eight characters or more is only the beginning of a good password. Also, having a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and difficult to guess symbols. Don’t use words found in the dictionary with proper capitalization because they’re easy to guess (like 123Password). Even if you meet all the registration requirements, you can still be hacked. Remember – hackers often have the latest password-hacking software that runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. A quick tip for remembering your password is to use a phrase and insert letters and numbers into it, like C0uN7C#0CuL4. If a hacker can access one of your passwords, chances are high an attempt will be made to log into your other services, as well.

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