Passphrase Generator

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User Guide:

Press the blue Generate button to create multiple pass-phrases on the right hand side of the display.
Choose one that will be easiest to remember or make one using multiple pass-phrase suggestions.
For each passphrase created  there is a character count.
Use the clipboard icon to copy & paste the passphrase in whatever application you are using.
If you use the default settings you will create secure yet memorable pass-phrases with the following characteristics:

  • 3 random words between 3 & 4 characters in length.
  • Minimum of 12 characters.
  • Title Case (each word begins with a capital letter)
  • Dashes separating each word
  • A number appended to the end

NCSC (The National Cyber Security Centre)
This organisation enables small businesses to have confidence in their IT and cloud infrastructure by encouraging them to attain the government-backed, basic cyber security certification called Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus.


Number of words

Indicates the number of random words to be used in the passphrase. The default is set to 3 words but this can be changed. A strong password will have at least 12 characters so the more words used, the longer the password. Using the default settings of 3 words between 3 and 4 characters in length will achieve this.

Word Length
Specify the length of words to be used in your passphrase. The default is to produce a passphrase made of words between 3 and 4 characters.
Longer words produce longer passphrase.

Word Case
The default setting is to use Title Case for words in a passphrase, however you can also choose:

  • lower case
  • UPPER CASE
  • RaNdOM cASe

Delimiter
The delimiter refers to the character that is used to separate each work in a passphrase. The default is to use – (hyphen or dash) but others are available:

  • Full stop (.) – Using a full stop is quicker when entering passwords using the keyboard on mobile a device.
  • Space ( ) – Some systems do not accept spaces
  • Underscore (_)
  • Plus (+)
  • Equals (=)
  • Asterisk (*)
  • Dollar ($)
  • Exclamation Mark (!)
  • No Delimiter () – No separation between words

Digits Count
This refers to the number of digits that are added to the end f a passphrase. The options are as follow:

  • 0 digits – no digit added to the end of the passphrase.
  • 1 digit – 10 values between 0 and 9.
  • 2 digits – 100 values between 10 and 99.
  • 3 digit – 1000 values between 100 and 999.
  • Etc.

Passphrase character length

  • You can generate multiple passphrase and choose the one you prefer
  • Generated passphrases display the character count. The aim to produce a password that is greater than 12 characters in length. Cyber Essentials certification requires at least 12 characters.
  • Use the clipboard icon to copy your passphrase.