Password Managers

Cryptoparty Ann Arbor General Recommendation:

It’s more important that you use a password manager at all than it is to pick a specific one.
With that being said, there are still a number of options.
Most people will only need one account with LastPass, Dashlane, or 1Password
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by these managers, try using Built-in Browser / Operating System Password Managers in the meantime until you can switch.
Advanced users or those at risk in their Security Plan should look into KeePass/XC

1) Dedicated Service / Program

Browser Extensions/Add-ons, Two-Factor Authentication options, strong password generators, account based sharing, import/export:

  • Abine Blur – Simply better passwords, payments, & privacy. (No Sharing or Emergency Access Features)

A file that is has to be saved and backed up manually, no sharing, limited/no Two-Factor support:

  • KeePassXC – KeePassXC is a cross-platform password manager that allows you to store all of your passwords in one location.
  • How to: Use KeePassXC – Great guide on how to use KeePassXC.
  • MiniKeePass – Free iOS KeePass client.
  • KyPass – Paid iOS KeePass client with Dropbox and Google Drive sync.

2) Built-in Browser / Operating System Password Managers

No sharing! Requires use of a Sync service for automatic Cloud Storage/Backup. May not include a password generator or import/export:

Diceware Passphrase Generators

Easier to remember/share; not all services/devices will accept passphrases, but when they do it is a great option: