Know the importance of passwords

Director for Cyber Crime Unit a department under Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Dr Gustav Yankson,  has shared the importance of passwords.

According to Dr Gustav there’s a need to protect phones and accessories because they carry personal informations.

“Protect your computer and phone, the physical.. your gadgets needs to be protected. If someone gets hold of your phone the person gets access to your information. Protect your passwords”, he said.

In an interview on “My Lawyer My Counselor” show,  hosted by Daakyehene Ofosu Agyeman, Dr Gustav advised that, people should incorporate the habit of changing their passwords frequently.

Nevertheless he advised that, when choosing a password, it should involve numbers and letters and must be a bit lengthy.

“Some people leave their phones for about 5 mins without it locking why should it be so.”There’s a need to frequently change your passwords without sharing it to anyone not even your wife .Your phone is your privacy”he stressed.

“When choosing a password one should make it a bit difficult and involve numbers and alphabets”, Dr Gustav advised.

Watch the video below;

By Afia Owusu/|Ghana

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