Password managers: 5 tools for your business

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Password managers: 5 tools for your business

by Team AllYourVideogames | Jul 23, 2022 | Entrepreneurship |


Every day more and more businesses are encouraged to work remotely, for several reasons: cost-effectiveness, productivity and quality of life. Today we are going to list 5 candidates for password managers of your company and its main differentials.



With the growth of remote team building, one of the points of attention for any company is to manage their passwords and take care of the cyber security of their teams.

Password Managers: What is it?

There are several tools that act as a digital safe for your company. There are free, paid, lifetime options and more or less security features. What matters is that you evaluate your company's need and not underestimate the importance of having your passwords secure in an application.

Password Managers: 5 Tools to Keep Your Business Data Safe

1. Password Managers: LastPass

When the criterion is cost, this is one of the most used password managers on the market. More than 25 million users and 70 companies use LastPass.

The great advantage of this tool is that it has a free option, with essential resources for any user who wants to store passwords, take notes and share these records with other users.

KEY FEATURES OF LASTPASS:

– Free individual plan (with 30-day trial included);


– It has individual, family and business plans with monthly fees ranging from 3 to 8 dollars per user/month;


– It has the Digital Wallet function that allows users to register information on documents, credit cards and also bank accounts;

– It has Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) function that allows users to sync their accounts with Google and Microsoft Authenticator apps.

Differential: has no limit of passwords and devices, in the free option.


Check out all the features of available LastPass plans here.

2. Password Managers: Dashlane

When it comes to features, Dashlane is one of the most used password managers. With a free version for an individual plan and a paid version for family and business plans, the tool is known to include several security features.

A differentiator is the Password Changer, which allows users to create a strong password with a single click, without having to keep changing, copying and pasting passwords one by one.

KEY FEATURES OF DASHLANE:

– Free individual plan (but limited to 50 passwords, 1 device and sharing with up to 5 different accounts);

– It has individual, family and business plans with monthly fees ranging from 3.33 to 4 dollars per user/month;

– Has Dark Web Monitoring: you can be warned if any of your account information leaks on the dark web;

– Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) with Biometric Identification: Allows users to sync vault information with Google and Microsoft Authenticator apps.

Differential: Password Changer: allows registering several passwords at once.

Check out all the features of Dashlane's available plans here.



3. Password Managers: 1Password

1Password has been the darling of family plans for years. Despite not having any free plan, the family plan gives access to 5 users, who can invite 9 more users, for a lower monthly fee. What does not happen in most competitors, which have a limit of family members sharing the same license.


More than 15 million users and 60 companies use 1Password.

1PASSWORD'S MAIN FEATURES:

– It has individual, family and business plans with monthly fees ranging from 2.99 to 7.99 dollars (or more) per user/month;

– It has the Audit function that analyzes the strength of passwords and identifies those that need to be changed or that are repeated;

– Watchtower function that warns when a password is leaked;

– Secret Key: a double protection consisting of 34 letters and numbers for a master password that is activated in critical moments of invasion;

– It has the Travel Mode function, which leaves your safe “hibernating” even while you enjoy your vacation.

Differential: Allows the organization to share information with external professionals through the Guests function.

Check out all the features of the available 1Password plans here.

4. Password Managers: Keeper Security

Keeper Security is renowned for sophisticated security. With several important features, ranging from 2-factor authentication to dark web scanning and fingerprint, Keeper has an intuitive interface with the possibility for you to organize your data by shared folders and subfolders.


KEY FEATURES OF KEEPER:

– It has individual and family plans with monthly fees starting at $2.91 per user/month. For business plans, the monthly fee varies according to the number of contracted users;



– Allows the organization of shared information in folders and subfolders;

– It has the function of protection against theft of the account, in case any attempt of invasion is identified;

– It has the Audit function and KeeperChat (paid): which protects and encrypts any content sent by text messages.

Highlights: allows the identification and automatic filling of passwords by installing the Keeperfill extension in all browsers and gives a 50% discount for students.

Check out all the features of Keeper's available plans here.

5. Password Managers: Enpass

The main feature of Enpass in relation to competitors is its cost-benefit. The tool has a free plan, limited to the registration of 25 passwords and two super cool differentials: it works offline and has a lifetime subscription, that is, if you paid once, you never pay again.

KEY FEATURES OF ENPASS:

– Free individual plan (but limited to 25 passwords);

– It has individual, family and business plans with monthly fees from R$2,54 reais to R$212,79 per user/month;

– It has the Cloud Sync function: which allows the user to sync their encrypted information to cloud storage applications such as Google Drive;

– Never forget your master password: if you forget it, you will have to reinstall the app and start from 0, in case you haven't backed up your vault.


Differentials: Possibility for the user to make a one-time payment and access the vault offline.

Check out all the features of the available Enpass plans here.

All the options that we mentioned work in all browsers, in addition to having a backup and an application for Android and iOS operating systems.

Before choosing the best password manager for you, be sure to check if it has AES 256-bit encryption, which corresponds to the same level of encryption as banks, for example. The safety issue will be guaranteed!

Comment in the comments if you already use one of these five tools or if you have other password managers to recommend.


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