Lesson Objectives[edit | edit source]
Starter[edit | edit source]
Here is some information about Ali:
Ali has created a password for a FaceBook account, relating to something above.
Answers[edit | edit source]
There are many possible passwords that relate to your name/location/DOB/hobbies
No – Too young!
Passwords should not relate to information that is publicly available on your profile page, which is often visible to other people.
Demonstration[edit | edit source]
A good password is hard to crack (guess/hack) but easy to remember!
One easy technique is to come up with an easy to remember phrase and then reduce it to intials and numbers:
Take the phrase:
Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden
Now substitute the and for & or + and substitute the to for a number 2
Wisdom is not like money 2 be tied up & hidden
Now take the first letter only
Now add some capitals - the first letter at least can be a capital
Task 1: Strong password tips[edit | edit source]
Password Worksheet[edit | edit source]
IMPORTANT :: Do not use any passwords that you are already using for your answers 'For each of the following techniques, create 2 different passowrds'
Eg Use Letters and Numbers: l3m0nad3 / lemonade2934
Using examples from above think of suitable passwords to use for the following: (again, not ones that you currently use)
Create a super password using as many of the above techniques as you can
Task 2: Creating a password safe[edit | edit source]
Questions for student discussion:
- Why is it good to have a different password for each account you have?
Creating a password safe can help to remember multiple passwords.