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How Secure Are Your Passwords?

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Basic password compromises make up the largest percentage of security compromises that result in financial or reputational damage. In a 2020 study, 81% of breaches stemmed from a stolen or weak password. In 2021 it was estimated that over 800,000 passwords could be stolen per year. With the average cost of a data breach rising to £3.2 million last year, it’s more important than ever to audit your password security. How Do I Keep My Passwords Secure? Use longer passwords, containing symbols. The advice that you should use upper- and lower-case letters, along with numbers, to create a secure password… Read More