Weak Password Risk Factors
Let’s assume you log onto many different websites on daily basis. Do you always create unique password or use weak password? Do your passwords always use different character types such as uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation? Are they “strong” passwords?
If you can’t answer “yes” to these questions, you’ve got yourself an Identity Management problem which makes you an easy target for hackers. We all tend to use easy to remember passwords that we rarely change. There is simply no way we can remember all our unique, strong passwords and the sooner you recognize this, the sooner we can embrace a more secure alternative.
25 “Worst Passwords” of 2011 revealed
Multiple weak passwords and log in challenges are causing security nightmares, costing valuable time and money, and putting users at risk. In addition to the above finding published by Forbes, if you think that your passwords and logins are safe and secure, think again.
Furthermore, there are many other factors that you need to consider. As a result, you need a Cloud based security solution with a holistic (all-inclusive, universal) approach to include secure access management, and to protect your identity on the web. Irrespective of which popular or unpopular web browser you may use, security credentials need to be protected by the vendors who are specialized, experienced, and focused on the security aspect and not by the products or vendors where “security” is one of the features.