With most of the things being done online, we all now have an ever growing list of user credentials. In addition to this most of the websites now have more things recorded to identify you as a user which includes a security question and its answer so it is not just a username and password these days. You may have many credentials as you may be shopping at more than one marketplace or reading content on various websites or simply selling your stuff at different places. Spreadsheet123 has created this Password log to help you record all these user credentials at one place. It is not possible for us to remember so many different things from various websites and if you are struggling every time locating information or resetting passwords etc for all the online things you need to access then it's the time to record it and get organized.
Password Logfor Excel® 2007+ & Google Docs
Using Passord Log Template
Password log is a very easy to use template. You need to simply record Email ID for each website along with username, password, security question, its answer and any additional notes.
While this template helps you in recording the most important details of each website, if required you can also add more columns to record more information. You can also add more rows to add more website details.
It is absolutely logical to have this list ready when you need it however it should kept securely. We recommend you to print this document and keep it in a safe place. Do not keep digital copies of this document to avoid possibility of hacking. If you do keep a digital copy, protect the excel file with a password too. This is way you just need to remember one password.
Also if you are not near your laptop or computer then you can keep a copy of password this protected excel file on your dropbox. If you need an access to your passwords from an iPad or iPhone, this arrangement is still secure.
Password is considered strong when contains mix of lowercase/uppercase characters, random numbers and special symbols. Avoid using same password twice. Try resetting your passwords as frequently as you can to avoid possibilities of a breach of your security and loss of your personal information.