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How & why to use a Password Manager for increased Cybersecurity

Nik Devidas

Keen followers of this blog will know that we’ve been banging on about the need to use unique passwords for each online account… and before you spit out your coffee in shock because you have 180 online accounts, there’s a key reason for it. Firstly – your username and password are a combination. Your username

How to create a strong password

Nik Devidas

The US-based National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a government agency, producing guidelines that Australia’s own Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) tends to recommend. Of importance in 2017 are the NIST password recommendations. The salient point is below: What does this means for password selecting? Make it random But random passwords are

How to change your Office 365 password

Nik Devidas

You can only do this if your admin has given you permission to update your password in Office 365. Go to and sign in with your work account username(email address) and existing password. Go to Settings > Password Make your changes and click Save Here’s what the settings page looks like:

How to change your Windows 10 password

Nik Devidas

The are many ways to change password on Windows machine, the quickest way is by performing Ctrl+Alt+Del as shown below. Ctrl + Alt + Del security screen This method allows you to set the password only for the currently logged user i.e. you. To change your password using this method, do the following: Press Ctrl

How to change your Mac password

Nik Devidas

How to change the login password on your Mac Click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner of the screen Select System Preferences from the drop down menu Click on Users & Groups Click the Password tab Click the lock in the bottom left corner of the Users & Groups window Enter your