Is your organization managing passwords well enough?
Unbelievably, still, the 10 most common passwords of 2020 have been:
Password fatigue is common among employees. According to LogMeIn's report, employees of small companies need to remember an average of 85 passwords and those in the public sector 54. In large companies that use Single Sign-On, the average is 25. 😓
The CSO article from Josh Fruhlinger and James Martin provides some recommendations for managing passwords: 🤓
✅ Use a password manager application
✅ Use Multifactor Authentication
✅ Don't allow the use of dictionary words
✅ Enforce high lengths passwords
✅ Don't include any personal data on passwords
✅ Educate users on creating strong passwords
✅ Perform password audits
✅ Encourage users to vet their own passwords.
Have you thought about how many of these are in place in your organization? 🤔
What tools and training are you providing to your employees to help them to manage password utilization better? 🛠 📚
Link to Josh Fruhlinger and James Martin article: https://www.csoonline.com/article/3526408/most-common-passwords.html?utm_campaign=subscribers-NaN&utm_medium=subscribers_push_notification&utm_source=subscribers