Chapter 7 - Secure Passwords


Proper management of passwords, access keys, and passcodes is crucial for ensuring the security of computer systems.

Secure passwords are essential in any professional environment involving the Internet and computer applications, whether for accessing e-mail, corporate applications, making payments, etc.

Learning objectives

  • Password length
  • Which characters to include in a password
  • Which characters should be avoided
  • Techniques for creating secure passwords
  • Phrase passwords

Self-assessment questionnaire

This chapter includes 5 self-assessment questions aimed at reinforcing the concepts learned and practiced in the interactive slides.

The self-assessment questions raise issues that require reflection and application of what has been learned.


  • 20 minutes