In today’s work environment, employees use many apps and platforms to perform their jobs. One downside of using all these platforms is having to remember all those logins and passwords. This issue is even more pronounced at MSPs and other technical jobs. The best solution is to use password managers.
Password managers are software applications designed to store and manage online credentials. Usually, these passwords are stored in an encrypted database. We’ve identified five of the best password managers for use by MSPs:
1Password. This Toronto-based password manager platform provides a place for users to store various passwords, software licenses, and other sensitive information in a virtual vault that is locked with a PBKDF2-guarded master password. More than 100,000 businesses trust 1Password to secure their business and protect their data.
Bitwarden. This open-source password management service stores sensitive information such as website credentials in an encrypted vault and sets strong security standards with collaboration features designed to simplify password sharing and boost online productivity. Bitwarden offers the easiest and safest way for teams and individuals to store and share sensitive data from any device.
Keeper is a password manager created by Keeper Security, Inc. that allows users to store online login credentials, documents and images, and other sensitive information in an encrypted digital web vault. Trusted by millions of people and thousands of businesses, Keeper was featured as a 2021 Global InfoSec Award Winner.
LastPass is a password manager that stores encrypted passwords online. The platform offers a form filler that automates password entering and form filling, supports password generation, site sharing and site logging, as well as two-factor authentication. LastPass is trusted by industry experts worldwide with over 85,000 businesses using its platform.
Passportal is a secure password and IT documentation management platform exclusively designed and used by IT Service Providers to store, manage, and access clients’ passwords and documentation, as well as deliver password security as a value-added service. Passportal provides MSPs with a cloud-based, encrypted password and document management system to simplify and strengthen credential processes.
In addition to making life easier for employees, password managers also provide a secure way to share and manage passwords. Make sure you are up on the latest cybersecurity trends with our blogpost Taking a Pulse on Cybersecurity | 5 facts MSPs Need to Know.