Keeping your personal information safe and secure online begins with a strong password. With today’s consumers doing more online shopping than ever before, cybercrime is a huge concern that has driven some 5.5 million Britons to cancel a credit or debit card due to online fraud.

Our latest research also suggests that one in ten consumers use the same password for all their accounts. Another recent report claims that a shocking 35% of users have passwords described as ‘weak’, putting them and their personal information at risk.

It’s time to get serious about password security.

Using our random password generator, you can create strong, secure passwords for all your online accounts. Combine this with our best-practice tips below and you’ll be able to shop and surf with maximum peace of mind.

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Secure Password tips:

  • Use a mixture of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers and symbols.
  • Don’t use the same password for multiple services.
  • Avoid words contained in the dictionary – using them can leave you open to a so-called ‘dictionary attack’.
  • Never keep plain-text lists of passwords.
  • Password length is more important that complexity – aim for 12-15 characters .
  • Don’t share your password with anyone else, no matter how much you trust them!
  • Change your passwords regularly, but don’t simply change one or two characters.
  • Avoid patterns like ‘qwerty’ or ‘1234’.
  • Don’t use names of people or places that are important to you.