By Brian Pennington, Liaison Technologies
Could you or your colleagues be the weakest link in your organisations efforts to improve security?
Passwords are the basis of almost all security activities, and if they are cracked all the effort and all the money invested in security technologies could be a waste of time.
In the SplashData 2012 password survey you will find out what to avoid and more importantly what your colleagues should avoid.
SplashData analysed millions of stolen login credentials posted by hackers. They discovered that for the third year in a row, “password” was the most commonly used password, with “123456″ and “12345678″ in second and third place.
The top 25 most common passwords for 2012 are:
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