How to choose a secured password ?
Tips for creating a secure password:

- Include punctuation marks and/or numbers.
- Mix capital and lowercase letters.
- Include similar looking substitutions, such as the number zero for the letter 'O'.
- Create a unique acronym.
- Include phonetic replacements, such as 'Luv 2 Laf' for 'Love to Laugh'.


Things to avoid:

- Don't reuse passwords for multiple important accounts, such as cdandlp and online banking.
- Don't use a password that is listed as an example of how to pick a good password.
- Don't use a password that contains personal information (name, birth date, etc.)
- Don't use words or acronyms that can be found in a dictionary.
- Don't use keyboard patterns (asdf) or sequential numbers (1234).
- Don't make your password all numbers, uppercase letters or lowercase letters.
- Don't use repeating characters (aa11).


Tips for keeping your password secure:

- Never tell your password to anyone.
- Never write your password down.
- Never send your password by email.
- Periodically test your current password and change it to a new one.