Top Password Strength Checkers In 2021

3 days ago | Dr. Rowan Bernier PhD

Top Password Strength Checkers In 2021

As the quest for more secure internet logins gains traction, strength checkers are becoming increasingly popular. There are some good ones (and a lot of poor ones) out there, but most people aren't using them properly. If password security is important to you, save these top 4 best password strength checkers and instructions on how to use them to your bookmarks.

All Things Secured's Password Strength Checker

The fact that you're reading this indicates that you recognize the need for a strong password in keeping your online activities private.

Whether you realize it or not, you're already performing better than 90% of the population. So, what are the finest password security checks, and how can you ensure that you're using them correctly? I strongly advise you to go over this list... However, don't stop there!

Don't forget to read the instructions on how to use these password checkers appropriately. These tools have limitations, and you must be able to work around them.

4 Best Security Checkers for Passwords

You don't want to entrust the security of your password to just any website on the internet. It's surprising how simple it is to build up a website, encourage people to "come to enter your passwords!" and then disappear like a bandit.

The following is a fast list of the best password strength checkers, as determined by their history and brand familiarity.

Password Strength Checker for NordPass

Password Strength Checker by All Things Secured

Password Strength Meter by Kaspersky

The Password Calculator

Here's a more in-depth look at each one.

Password Strength Checker for NordPass

Our first option is the Nordpass Password Checker, which was created by the same team that created NordVPN, one of the most popular commercial VPN services on the market.

Nordpass is a password security checker that also checks for data breaches.

It's worth noting that they offer this free service in order to upsell you on the NordPass password manager app.

This tool is useful since it not only verifies the strength of the password you enter but also checks if it has been disclosed in any data breaches (it checks it against a known database). While using this feature goes against one of the main tips I'll provide later, it's still a unique feature of this password tester.

Password Checker for Everything Secure

Obviously, I'm prejudiced, but I believe the All Things Secured password checking tool is deserving of the title of "best password strength tester."

All Things Secured has a password strength checker.

The benefit of using this tool is that it not only provides you with important statistics about the password you enter (how long is it? What types of characters do you employ? It also provides feedback (e.g., how long would it take to crack the password?).

If your password, for example, needed a little more work, the "review" section would give you some suggestions on how to improve it. To put it another way, we won't just tell you "your password stinks" or "your password rocks!"... This tool will help you improve your security.

Dashlane is a password nirvana.

Password Strength Meter by Kaspersky

Another famous tool created by one of the biggest names in computer security and anti-virus is the Kaspersky password checker.

The Kaspersky Password Checker is a useful tool for checking your passwords.

The tool performs what it says it will - it checks your password – but that's about it. It's more of a "meter" than a device.

As you can see in the screenshot above, they're going to offer you as much information as they can. Apart from a red/yellow/green meter and a "time to crack," there is no feedback on the quality of the password.

The advantage is that you know Kaspersky will be a safe site to check your passwords. The disadvantage is that you don't get much here.

The Password Meter Password Checker

The Password Meter is a one-page website that simply checks your password. That is all there is to it.

his tool has some pretty unique features that rate each feature of your password and show you how they scored it and how well it performed.

Finally, you'll be given a score (in this case, 100 percent) as well as a complexity score (“Very Strong”).

There is one major drawback to this program as it now exists: it is housed in an unsafe domain. To put it another way, the website is HTTP rather than HTTPS.

In layman's terms, this means that all data you communicate between your server and the website is public. It's possible to have issues with a security product that isn't secure!

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Tips to Use Password Strength Checkers

Before you use one of these top password strength checks to evaluate your security, there are a few things you should know.

To begin with, let's get this out of the way...

There is no single security technology that will keep you completely safe.

This applies to anti-virus software, reliable VPNs, password management apps...basically any other internet security resource that claims to “protect your security and privacy.”


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