IANS Faculty Cyber Awareness Month Tips: How to Create Better Passwords

October 4, 2023 | By IANS Research

Password compromise continues to be a leading cause of data breaches. Failure to create and keep passwords secure opens the door directly to data breaches - worse case, think MGM Resorts - jeopardizing both individuals and organizations.  As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, IANS Faculty members take center stage to offer tips and insights focusing on the key security issues that immediately improve security health.

In this short video clip, IANS Faculty member Ed Skoudis discusses password threat methods that exploit weak password security and offers a simple, valuable tip for creating secure passwords.

Gain a better understanding of best practices for creating strong passwords. Watch our helpful video with Ed Skoudis, just one of our many expert Faculty security practitioners.



How to create better Passwords 

Here’s Ed Skoudis’ take on improving password security:

One of the big issues that people should focus on during Cybersecurity Awareness Month is passwords. Both individuals, as well as organizations really need to up our password game. We have to teach users how to create better passwords. And one of the tips that's often overlooked is to put spaces in passwords.

How IANS Faculty Expertise Benefits You 

Cybersecurity today is faced with a myriad of complex challenges, and the IANS Faculty will help you make informed security decisions that protect your business. By focusing on the tips in this Faculty video, you can strengthen your organization’s security posture and your own.

Whether you need guidance on program direction, a tie-breaking opinion on architectural considerations, tool implementation advice, a comprehensive security assessment, a penetration test, or mapping controls to a regulatory standard, we are a trusted partner to provide the best decision support for your security team.

Our mission is to help you make better, faster decisions, grow professionally, and stay compliant. Get in touch with IANS  to learn more about how we can help move your security program forward.

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