How password neglect is helping hackers win

Its no secret that the cybersecurity landscape has been marred by breach after breach over the last few years. From large companies, like Equifax and Uber and most recently British Airways to smaller companies and even individuals, its been hard to ignore the fact that our data is being compromised left, right and centre. The average person who previously had no knowledge or interest in data security, is now finding themselves bombarded by headlines condemning the latest high-profile organisation to become a victim of data theft. And unfortunately, if passwords and email addresses are stolen in one breach, any other online account that youve reused the same combination is at risk. Our digital selves are very much at risk, but are we taking the necessary steps to keep them secure?

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