Do you know how to make a strong password?
If you don’t protect your personal information, it’s easy for someone to use it to pretend to be you. This is called identity theft.
They could apply for a bank loan in your name, access your money, or take control of your mobile phone account. With enough information, they could even apply for a passport and travel in your name!
Whenever you sign up to anything online – such as social media, email or banking – you’ll need to create an account using a login name and a password. Having a strong password is one way to protect your information and privacy on the internet.
Do you know what makes a good password?
A strong password is at least 8 characters and includes UPPER and lowercase letters, numbers and keyboard symbols.
Don’t share your password with your friends. Your password is your own.
Read more information about protecting your information.