Improve Productivity with a Password Manager

Improve Productivity with a Password Manager

It’s astounding how so many people use the same password for all application they use, and who are not aware of the risk they’re facing. If you are using the same password over and over again as a means of convenience, think again – it’s simply not secure. Handling passwords the right way isn’t hard if you have password management software that will create and remember strong passwords for you. You’ll no doubt be using a lot of tools and services on the Internet. Some examples are a standard business email such as Gmail, a website platform such as WordPress and a time tracking tool such as Toggl. Even booking an appointment with your child’s teacher can require you sign into an online booking system. With convenience also comes responsibility to keep track of it all. Most of these services and tools require users to create an account with a username and password. This ultimately creates overload and leads to frustration and a lot of time wasting. Protected by a single master password, password managers remember all your passwords, and give you the option to generate complicated passwords on your behalf. Additionally, they automatically log you into services and accounts. There are many passwords managers available; a simple Google search will provide a long list of options. Most password managers are easy to use and have similar functionality; the one I use and recommend is LastPass. LastPass Just like the name implies, this is the last password you’ll have to create. LastPass is a service that creates a “vault” for users wherein they install their important passwords. You only...