SplashData’s annual list of the worst (worst meaning most commonly used, therefore the least secure) passwords has been released and it reveals that computer users are STILL using weak, easy-to-guess combinations to protect their accounts.
Let’s face it, coming up with complex, lengthy and truly random passwords is hard to do. And despite all the best practices and guidelines, it seems that the hackers are still one step ahead of us, able to crack even passwords that we think follow the accepted rules. So why is this, and what can we do about it?
It's World Password Day! Don't worry if you didn't know that was a thing and didn't have anything planned, because we have just the thing. In recognition of this day and in support of creating awareness every day for the need for better, stronger, longer and more complex passwords to protect your data, here are password best practices and...
Despite the ever-present cyber threats, and despite the fact that so much of our daily lives - both personal and professional - are managed online, data shows that many people are still failing to heed even the most basic security principles around passwords.