Password Managers-Security (ITSAP.30.025)

Password Managers-Security (ITSAP.30.025) "Trying to use different and complex passwords for every website, account, and application can be challenging. If you are experiencing password overload, you may become careless. Maybe you keep all your passwords written down or reuse the same, easy to remember password. You can use a password manager to help you create, store, and remember your passwords. By using a password manager, you don’t need to remember dozens of passwords. They promote the use of complex passwords and discourage password reuse. Even though password managers provide a number of advantages, these tools present some risks to user’s information which we will outline in this document." 2022-11-02 Communications Security Establishment Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Information and CommunicationsScience and TechnologyCyber DefenceIdentity and PasswordsLearningRisk ManagementYour Privacy Online HTML ENHTML https://cyber.gc.ca/en/guidance/password-managers-security-itsap30025 HTML FRHTML https://cyber.gc.ca/fr/orientation/conseils-de-securite-sur-les-gestionnaires-de-mots-de-passeitsap30025

"Trying to use different and complex passwords for every website, account, and application can be challenging. If you are experiencing password overload, you may become careless. Maybe you keep all your passwords written down or reuse the same, easy to remember password. You can use a password manager to help you create, store, and remember your passwords.

By using a password manager, you don’t need to remember dozens of passwords. They promote the use of complex passwords and discourage password reuse. Even though password managers provide a number of advantages, these tools present some risks to user’s information which we will outline in this document."

  • Publisher - Current Organization Name: Communications Security Establishment Canada
  • Publisher - Organization Section Name: Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS)
  • Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada

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