Stronger security starts here

Welcome to the Password Coach Academy - your bootcamp for cyber self defense. Here you will find a set of free learning resources to help you improve your own personal security, and that of your business, family and friends.

  • Audience: Home and Small Business users
  • Purpose: Acquire the skills and know-how to be able to effortlessly secure your most critical systems and devices with expert-grade passwords
  • Charge: Free
  • Duration: 20 minutes

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Why our passwords make us an easy target

In 2017, it was reported that that the majority Americans (64%) have experienced a data breach. In many cases, this was a direct result of bad password habits. In this module you will learn all about bad passwords and why our bad password habits make us an easy target.

Duration: 18 minutes

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Click to start learning

A practical guide to expert-grade passwords

For years the experts have been telling us to use strong and unique passwords, but typically stopped short of telling us how we are supposed to do this. In this module you will finally learn a simple system for using expert-grade strong passwords.

Duration: 14 minutes

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Making strong password security the norm

In the previous module, we learned the learned the fundamentals of the the Password Coach system for strong password security. In this short final module we will put the Password Coach system into practice and start on the road to a more secure future.

Duration: 6 minutes

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Click to start the Coach's Quiz

Quiz time!

Now that you've completed the training, you're ready to have your knowledge of passwords and password security put to the test. It's more fun that it sounds! The results will NOT go on your permanent record.

Duration: 5 minutes

Course requirements

The course includes audio commentary through-out and so headphones are recommended. The course may be viewed on any workstation, laptop, TV, tablet or phone that supports a resolution of 1000 x 600 pixels or greater. Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9 or greater is required to view the downloads.

Course prerequisites

There are no course prerequisites, but you may want to download the Password Coach Guide to Strong Password Security which will be referenced extensively in the training below. Get your version of the Guide here.

Course selection

Select the modules below according to your interests and time constraints. You may view the module live using the START MODULE button or DOWNLOAD the module in PDF format for offline viewing. If you don't have time now to complete the course, you can return at any time.