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8 Tips to Stop Password Hackers

By: Christina Southern on Oct 23, 2018 4:35:00 AM
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Passwords do not receive the respect they deserve as a first line of defense against threats. Roughly 60 percent of confirmed data breaches involve weak, stolen, or default passwords. Most businesses provide little to no training for employees around selecting secure passwords, so it's no surprise that "123456", "password", "qwerty", and "Star Wars" are commonly used.

Nick VanGilder, a seasoned C Spire ethical hacker, suggests the following eight tips for providing an immediate boost to a business' password security strategy.

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Topics: cybersecurity, hacking


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