Passwords & 2FA

Passwords are tricky. We all now we need them to be complicated, long, and have capital letters, numbers, and even symbols. Yet, we also know we shouldn't use the same password twice. How do you remember all of these and how to you make sure your password is secure? Well, enter password managers. These apps help you create and securely store your passwords for easy access when you need them, but locked away tight when you don't.

Password Managers

Name Description Price
LastPass One of the best known passowrd managers out there and even one of the least expensive. They do offer some desktop apps, but seems to work best when using it in the browser or mobile device. A lot of the same features as Dashlane. Free - $2/mo
1Password Without a doubt, this may be the best password management solution around. It is, however, the most expensive as well, but often times they say you get what you pay for. If you have the budget for it, consider giving this one a spin. $2.99/mo
Dashlane Easy to use, works on multiple platforms. The browser plugin makes creating brand new passwords a snap, and it makes changing existing passwords even easier. Certainly one of the best bangs for your buck. Free - $4/mo
Bitwarden So easy to use, cross-platform (Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android) application. The web app and browser plugin are fantastic and the password generator is incredibly helpful. Free - $10/yr
KeePass KeePass is a free open source password manager, which helps you to manage your passwords in a secure way. You can put all your passwords in one database, which is locked with one master key or a key file. Free
Master Password Master Password is based on an ingenious password generation algorithm that guarantees your passwords can never be lost. Its passwords aren't stored: they are generated on-demand from your name, the site and your master password. No syncing, backups or internet access needed. Free

Two-Factor Authentication

Name Description Price
LastPass Authenticator LastPass Authenticator offers a unique one-tap password verification experience that no other authenticator app delivers. Also syncs with the LastPass password manager. Free
OTP Auth iOS based 2FA that respects your privacy. Free
andOTP andOTP is an open source two-factor authentication App for Android 4.4+. Free
FreeOTP FreeOTP is another open source two-factor authentication application for systems utilizing one-time password protocols. Availabe on both Android and iOS devices. Free