Today Is World Password Day!


Today is World Password Day !  World Password Day is a global celebration to promote better password habits. The COB Cybersecurity team would like all COB employees to support this campaign and inform everyone you know to practice good habits when it comes to passwords. We can all Celebrate World Password Day by visiting and taking the World Password Day pledge and the Betty White quiz.

Also receive tips to strengthen your password habits at the official website,



Should include letters, numbers, symbols, upper and lower case and be at least 12 characters long (the longer the password the better the protection).


  • Dictionary words in any language.

  • Words spelled backwards, common misspellings, and abbreviations.

  • Common letter-to-symbol conversions, such as changing "and" to "&" or "to" to "2".

  • Sequences or repeated characters. Examples: 12345678, 11111111, abcdefg, or adjacent letters on your keyboard (qwerty).

  • Personal information that could be guessed or easily discovered. Your name, birthday, driver's license number, passport number, or similar information.

Never write your password down and/or tape it to your computer! Never share your password!

When Creating Security Questions:

  • < >ake something up, but you must remember it, or intentionally give a false answer (Example: they ask for your first car give the name of a favorite game or toy).


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