Poor password habits are putting employers at risk and losing them hundreds of thousands of pounds in lost productivity, according Centrify Corporation research.
Trustwave's 2014 'Business Password Analysis' suggests that users have gotten into the habit of finding ways to satisfy security requirements without actually creating stronger passwords.
Companies of all sizes are vulnerable to hackers, and while a data breach is a problem no matter what size your company is, for small businesses, it can be particularly acute.
The Heartbleed bug, a major internet security flaw, had businesses scrambling to change their passwords. But now the dust is starting to settle, it’s time for organisations to create strong passwords which will have the best chance of protecting their information.
In 2013, an Adobe server hack exposed customer passwords. Here were the 50 most-used passwords, providing a useful guide of what not to use!