Credential management

The details of usernames and passwords that someone uses to access a network or an application are called credentials. Users will sometimes have more than one set of credentials to access their local network, and their Facebook, Hotmail, or Twitter account. It would be a serious security risk to use the same account and password for any two of these. Windows 10 has a Credential Manager that can store credentials in to two categories: generic credentials and Windows 10. When you log in to an account and you check the box Remember Password, these details could be stored inside credential management to consolidate them. It can be for generic accounts used to access web portals or Windows 10 credentials:

Figure 21: Credential ...

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