Password Security Tips

Dalton Utilities/OptiLink takes the security of user information very seriously. In recent months, cyber criminals have greatly increased their efforts to crack user accounts.  As part of our ongoing security efforts, Dalton Utilities/OptiLink has compiled a list of tips to help you create a more secure online environment.

 

  • It is recommended that you change your passwords every three to six months

  • Use a different password for every account

  • Make sure to log off of your device when you are not using it

  • Use a combination of lowercase, uppercase letters, symbols, and numbers in your password, and make it at least 8 characters long

  • Remember to use strong and long passwords/phrases that are easy to recall

  • Use a password manager to simplify online account management

  • Avoid using obvious personal information