When it comes to giving advice about picking strong passwords, experts are quick to point out some of the good password generators and managers available, or recite best-practices for making up your own. And although we do so with the best of intentions, it’s still easy for people’s eyes to gloss over when presented with matter-of-fact information, especially if it comes in the form of a lecture or a wall of text.
For the people who are way more responsive to information communicated graphically, this short video from Mozilla explains some basic concepts of choosing easy-to-remember passwords that are still complex and robust:
Passwords look like they’ll be sticking around for a little while longer as a key component in single-factor authentication. The more we promote the practice of choosing sturdy passwords, the faster we will be able to turn one of their biggest weaknesses into a strength.