How Password Managers Could Help Protect Your Information Online | NBC Nightly News

How Password Managers Could Help Protect Your Information Online | NBC Nightly News


COSTELLO EXPLAINS HOW
TO BEST MANAGE ALL
THOSE PASSWORDS WE TO BEST MANAGE ALL
THOSE PASSWORDS WE
HAVE. THOSE PASSWORDS WE HAVE.>>Reporter: WE MAY HAVE.>>Reporter: WE MAY THINK WEVE GOT GOOD>>Reporter: WE MAY THINK WEVE GOT GOOD PASSWORDS, BUT IT THINK WEVE GOT GOOD PASSWORDS, BUT IT TURNS OUT THE AVERAGE PASSWORDS, BUT IT TURNS OUT THE AVERAGE PERSON USES JUST 12 TURNS OUT THE AVERAGE PERSON USES JUST 12 PASSWORDS TO ACCESS PERSON USES JUST 12 PASSWORDS TO ACCESS 150 ONLINE ACCOUNTS. PASSWORDS TO ACCESS 150 ONLINE ACCOUNTS. AND THEYRE USUALLY 150 ONLINE ACCOUNTS. AND THEYRE USUALLY NOT VERY GOOD. AND THEYRE USUALLY NOT VERY GOOD.>>THINK MORE IN TERMS NOT VERY GOOD.>>THINK MORE IN TERMS OF PASS PHRASES.>>THINK MORE IN TERMS OF PASS PHRASES. THINK OF SENTENCES OF PASS PHRASES. THINK OF SENTENCES RATHER THAN WORDS. THINK OF SENTENCES RATHER THAN WORDS.>>Reporter: BUT RATHER THAN WORDS.>>Reporter: BUT REMEMBERING SO MANY>>Reporter: BUT REMEMBERING SO MANY LONG PASS PHRASES IS REMEMBERING SO MANY LONG PASS PHRASES IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. LONG PASS PHRASES IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. THE ANSWER? NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE. THE ANSWER? PASSWORD MANAGERS THAT THE ANSWER? PASSWORD MANAGERS THAT STORE AND ENCRYPT ALL PASSWORD MANAGERS THAT STORE AND ENCRYPT ALL OF OUR PASSWORDS. STORE AND ENCRYPT ALL OF OUR PASSWORDS. YOU PROBABLY ALREADY OF OUR PASSWORDS. YOU PROBABLY ALREADY HAVE A BASIC PASSWORD YOU PROBABLY ALREADY HAVE A BASIC PASSWORD MANAGER BUILT INTO HAVE A BASIC PASSWORD MANAGER BUILT INTO YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM MANAGER BUILT INTO YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM OR YOUR INTERNET YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM OR YOUR INTERNET BROWSER, BUT EXPERTS OR YOUR INTERNET BROWSER, BUT EXPERTS RECOMMEND DOWNLOADING BROWSER, BUT EXPERTS RECOMMEND DOWNLOADING AN UPGRADE. RECOMMEND DOWNLOADING AN UPGRADE. AMONG THE MOST POPULAR AN UPGRADE. AMONG THE MOST POPULAR LASTPASS, LOST AMONG THE MOST POPULAR LASTPASS, LOST PASSWORD AND DASH LASTPASS, LOST PASSWORD AND DASH LINK. PASSWORD AND DASH LINK. THEYRE EASY TO USE. LINK. THEYRE EASY TO USE. THE PASSWORD MANAGER THEYRE EASY TO USE. THE PASSWORD MANAGER REMEMBERS ALL OF YOUR THE PASSWORD MANAGER REMEMBERS ALL OF YOUR PASSWORDS FROM REMEMBERS ALL OF YOUR PASSWORDS FROM SHOPPING TO BANKING, PASSWORDS FROM SHOPPING TO BANKING, E-MAIL. SHOPPING TO BANKING, E-MAIL. IT CREATES MUCH E-MAIL. IT CREATES MUCH STRONGER RANDOMLY IT CREATES MUCH STRONGER RANDOMLY GENERATED PASSWORDS STRONGER RANDOMLY GENERATED PASSWORDS THEN ENCRYPTS THEM, GENERATED PASSWORDS THEN ENCRYPTS THEM, STORES THEM, THEN AUTO THEN ENCRYPTS THEM, STORES THEM, THEN AUTO FILLS THE LOG-IN FOR STORES THEM, THEN AUTO FILLS THE LOG-IN FOR EVERY SITE YOU VISIT. FILLS THE LOG-IN FOR EVERY SITE YOU VISIT.>>THE ONLY THING YOU EVERY SITE YOU VISIT.>>THE ONLY THING YOU NEED TO REMEMBER IS>>THE ONLY THING YOU NEED TO REMEMBER IS WHATS CALLED YOUR NEED TO REMEMBER IS WHATS CALLED YOUR MASTER PASSWORD, THE WHATS CALLED YOUR MASTER PASSWORD, THE THING THAT ENCRYPTS MASTER PASSWORD, THE THING THAT ENCRYPTS ALL OF YOUR DATA ON THING THAT ENCRYPTS ALL OF YOUR DATA ON YOUR COMPUTER AND ON ALL OF YOUR DATA ON YOUR COMPUTER AND ON YOUR PHONE. YOUR COMPUTER AND ON YOUR PHONE.>>Reporter: IT WORKS YOUR PHONE.>>Reporter: IT WORKS ON YOUR COMPUTER AND>>Reporter: IT WORKS ON YOUR COMPUTER AND YOUR MOBILE DEVICES ON YOUR COMPUTER AND YOUR MOBILE DEVICES AND STARTS OFF AS SOON YOUR MOBILE DEVICES AND STARTS OFF AS SOON AS YOU LOG IN. AND STARTS OFF AS SOON AS YOU LOG IN. HOW DO YOU PROTECT AS YOU LOG IN. HOW DO YOU PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD MANAGER? HOW DO YOU PROTECT YOUR PASSWORD MANAGER? MULTI-STEP YOUR PASSWORD MANAGER? MULTI-STEP AUTHENTICATION USING A MULTI-STEP AUTHENTICATION USING A THUMB PRINT OR FACIAL AUTHENTICATION USING A THUMB PRINT OR FACIAL RECOGNITION.

4 Replies to “How Password Managers Could Help Protect Your Information Online | NBC Nightly News

  1. don't have 150 online accounts, don't have a "can you hear me now? how bout now? now? hello?"phones. No apps, no worries.

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