Every day, the world creates 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That includes a huge amount of personal information not only about ourselves, but about our customers. With so much data out there, it’s more important than ever to safeguard the information you gather about your customers. Allowing your customers’ private information to fall into the wrong hands damages your reputation and erodes customer confidence. Even worse, it can result in lost sales and even legal action against your company.
“Password” is not a secure password. That may seem like the most obvious statement in the world. Yet for some strange reason, “password” is still the 8th most popular password choice. The recent study from Keeper Security revealed other gems like “123456” and “querty” on their Top 25 list of the most popular (and most hacked) passwords.