Random Password Generator
Create strong and secure passwords to keep your account safe online.
Why are passwords important?
Passwords are the first line of defense against unauthorized access to your personal data and online accounts. They protect your information and help maintain your privacy and identity online.
Strong passwords reduce risk
More than a quarter of respondents in our 2022 State of the Phish survey admitted to reusing a limited number of passwords. Poor password practices create unnecessary risk for your users and your organization.
If an attacker obtains one password, even a strong one, they can often use it to access other valuable accounts.
Using a random password generator
A password generator like this one can create strong, unique passwords to greatly reduce the risk of data loss and account compromise. Good password practices can prevent attackers from gaining easy access to sensitive data and accounts. And they can stop data breaches from spreading across multiple accounts.
Password do’s and don’ts
- Use multifactor authentication (MFA); if MFA isn’t an option for the account, use a password manager.
- Change all passwords at least twice a year. (Note: It’s best practice to change business passwords more often: every three months.)
- Increase the complexity and length of each password to create stronger passwords.
- Use easy-to-guess passphrases, such as those that include common words or phrases, or names or dates associated with you or your direct family members (or pets). These details can be easy to find on social media.
- Reuse passwords across multiple systems or accounts.
- Record passwords on paper or unprotected files on your computer.
- Share passwords—not with your family, friends or coworkers.