“I recommend regularly that people use some sort of password-management system that lets them set hard-to-crack passwords (whether short and complicated or long and easy to remember) uniquely for every site and service, and also lets them fill in those passwords everywhere they need to,” Glenn Fleishman writes for Macworld.

“Lowell Nelson emailed me a few weeks ago wondering why I’m so hot on third-party options, like 1Password, Dashlane, and LastPass, when Apple has a robust, multiplatform solution of its own that includes synchronization: Keychain,” Fleishman writes. “(Keychain more specifically describes the OS X part, while iCloud Keychain allows synchronization across devices and use with iOS.)”

Fleishman writes, “It’s a terrific question, and I prefer not telling people to buy into a paid service (whether a one-time fee or a subscription) unless the utility of that utility is so high that it outweighs the cost.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Which password-management system do you use, if any?