Password Safety

Password Security Tips.

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You may recognise some of the passwords above and we’re all guilty of it, with a plethora of passwords to try and remember, we resort to using the same password for all different account log-ins. It’s no wonder that so many of us have poor password hygiene.

According to the most recent Last Pass report, small businesses 1-25 employees have an average of 85 average passwords per employee and larger companies 1,001-10,000 have 25 average passwords per employee.

For employees to have to create and remember work passwords, let alone personal passwords, this is a lot of information for one person to have to remember.

“The average employee reuses a password on average of 13 times” Lastpass

We can’t deny the convenience of using google autofill however there are some good reasons to avoid using this solution to remember your passwords, they aren’t well-secured, any hacker with basic skills can hack a browser password manager and the main downside being; Browsers weren’t built to be password managers.

“80% of breaches are linked to password” Lastpass

Proactively implementing a password procedure into your business will reduce the likelihood of a breach via passwords, before you are required to seek out a solution.

We suggest switching to use a password manager such as LastPass. Using LastPass reduces the risk of a breach as it enables employees to get unique, complex passwords that are most difficult to steal.

It provides simple control and unified visibility across every entry point to your business, with intuitive access and multifactor authentication experience that works on everything. From the cloud and mobile apps to legacy on-premise tools.

It can allow for single sign-on and password management to multifactor authentication, LastPass Identity gives superior control to IT and frictionless access to users.

We can help you find password security management system that works for your business, book in for a 15-minute meeting with our team.