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Infographic The Psychology of Passwords: Neglect is Helping Hackers Win

The Psychology of Passwords: Neglect is Helping Hackers Win

Global cyber threats skyrocket while password behaviors at work and home largely stay the same.

As the cyber threats continued to arise over the last few years (Equifax, Yahoo!, MyFitnessPal), we were curious, have individuals’ behaviors related to creating, changing and managing passwords evolved? Are employees more vigilant now about password security than in 2016, when we conducted our first survey on the topic? That’s what we set out to determine in our Psychology of Passwords research.

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Almost 50% do not create different passwords for personal and work accounts.