Users’ passwords still aren’t secure

A study from Software Advice indicates that nearly half of employees surveyed admit to unsafe password practices, and only a little over half (54 percent) said that their organizations imposed mandatory rules for creating complex passwords. Of course, multi-factor authentication could ameliorate this problem, but only 17 percent of the users surveyed are using it.

Since passwords, despite their many drawbacks, are still the primary form of authentication in the workplace, it’s troubling that so many of them are so insecure.

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http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/workers-unsafe-password-practices/

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