Digital Safety Snacks Episode 4: Anti-Hackathon Part II (Nope, your birthday’s not a good password)


Published June 24, 2022

Episode 4: Anti-Hackathon Part II (Nope, your birthday’s not a good password

Password hygiene is a lot like dental hygiene – it’s kinda boring and annoying, but it will save you loads of pain, time, and money later. We’ll explain why you don’t want to use your birthday as your password or your mother’s maiden name as your security question. And we’ll talk through what password managers are, how they work, and how to choose the right one.

This resource is part of the Digital Safety Snacks series.


Speakers

Jeje Mohamed
Program Manager for Digital Safety and Free Expression, PEN America
Gisela Pérez de Acha
Consultant and Trainer, Online Abuse Defense Program, PEN America