Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Auditing your security with Sentry and Security Challenge, part of Learning LastPass Password Management.
- In addition to the features…that keep attackers out of your account,…LastPass is also very proactive…about notifying you about…potential security breaches.…This way you can protect yourself…before you become a target.…With LastPass Sentry and LastPass Security Challenge…you can protect yourself before there’s a problem.…LastPass has partnered with the company…PwnedLists to create LastPass Sentry.…Sentry uses the PwnedLists database…of all known, publicly leaked usernames and passwords,…then checks this list against your vault…to make sure your data…has not been spread to attackers.…
This list has over 24 million…leaked usernames and passwords…and keeps growing.…Every day LastPass Sentry checks…to make sure any email used in your LastPass Vault…is not on the list.…If it is, you’ll receive an email notification…sent to your security email address…letting you know that you should…change passwords immediately.…This does not mean your account has been breached.…It only means you need to check the affected account,…and if you use the same information…
First, learn how to set up and use LastPass on desktops, phones, and tablets; upload existing passwords and generate new ones; organize data; and work with identities and Secure Notes. Then discover how to share logins and folders with others, sync data, use the LastPass Tab and LastPass Wallet apps, and understand best practices for adjusting LastPass security settings and alerts.
- Creating a complex master password
- Creating a LastPass account
- Installing LastPass
- Uploading logins
- Using form fill profiles and secure notes
- Sharing logins
- Adjusting security settings
- Auditing your security with LastPass
- Backing up and syncing LastPass data
Skill Level Beginner
Q: My screen doesn't match the LastPass interface shown in the course. What changed?
- The order of the items in the left-hand menu is slightly different, and Settings was renamed Account Settings.
- The folder icons in the vault have a slightly different look.
- The security login option for grid authentication is no longer offered in the Account Settings' Security tab; it is only in the Multifactor tab.
- The security keyboard is no longer a grey button under the login, but a keyboard icon within the password box.
- Menus in the Tools menu open a bit differently, though all items are in the same order and have the same names.
- The popup box to share a login has a slightly different look and no longer shows the option of sharing a password only or a full login.
- In the top menu, they added a Credit Monitoring option and moved the Tutorials option to the left-side menu.
- When adding a login, the Add to Favorites option is now at the top of the dialogue box and the other settings are accessed by clicking a link at the bottom called Advanced Settings. Previously, they were always visible.