Here’s an interesting article on Github about the most common length for passwords. Eight characters is the most common length.
Here are some of their recommendations.
- 8 characters is the most common length.
- They recommend a length of 12 or 13, but if you’re using Lastpass, there’s no reason not to make longer passwords.
- Always use special characters.
- Longer is better.
- Start with a special character.
- Pad your password with special characters.
- User upper and lower case, numbers and special characters.