NBC News included context from Crucial Point founder and CTO Bob Gourley in a 29 Dec 2017 piece titled “The top 5 worst passwords of 2017 (and how to chose one that’s secure).”
How Can I Remember These Secure Passwords?
It’s not easy. That’s why so many people reuse the same password on multiple accounts – a big mistake.
“Once a bad guy figures out that you’re using a certain password, they will try it all over the Internet to see if it will work for other accounts,” said Bob Gourley,
We know it takes far more than good passwords to mitigate risk, there is so much more beyond that you must do. But without them, you make it much much easier on the bad guys.
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