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June 24, 2011

Password Security Remains the Weakest Link Even After Big Data Breaches

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By: Fahmida Y. Rashid, eWeek

Despite repeated reminders to select strong passwords and not to reuse them across Websites and services, online users continue to be frighteningly lax in their password security, according to a recent analysis of leaked passwords. Security experts recommend taking a multilayered approach to security. Instead of relying on a single point of failure, organizations should be implementing several mechanisms to make it harder for cyber-attackers to steal sensitive, confidential data, Mike Yaffe, government security strategist at Core Security, told eWEEK.

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Password-Security-Remains-the-Weakest-Link-Even-After-Big-Data-Breaches-734570/?kc=rss

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