TED.com is free to use and doesn't ask you for much personal information, so for the most part, your identity and financial information are okay while you're using it. With that said, it would be a shame if someone broke into your account and started messing with your settings, or posed as you to leave a comment that embarrasses you or gets you in trouble. Therefore, it wouldn't hurt to have a fairly strong password protecting your TED.com account to minimize the chances of this happening. If you need some tips on how to make a strong password, check out this article.
Once you've come up with a good password, here's how to replace the one that you currently have on TED.com (if you feel that it's not already strong enough).
Changing your TED.com password
Go to www.ted.com in your web browser and log in.
Move your mouse cursor over your profile picture (it's in the top-right corner beside the search bar) and select Settings from the drop-down menu.
First, click Password in the menu on the left-hand menu. Then, click in the box labelled "New Password" and type in the password that you would like to use to secure your TED.com account from now on. Next, click in the box labelled "Confirm New Password" and type in a copy of the new password that you just picked. Finish up by clicking Save.
That's all it takes to give your TED.com account a new password! If you're having trouble logging into your TED.com account in the first place, then head to our next tutorial on how to reset your TED.com password.