According to recent reports “password,” “iloveyou” and “123456” are still some of the most commonly used passwords. In an era where most of our interactions take place online, it’s time to consider setting up stronger and more efficient passwords. There is no doubt that almost every aspect of our online lives requires a password, whether you are doing online banking, connecting to social media, checking your email or even registering to certain websites. Like most people you probably use the same “soundproof” password that you’ve been using for years.
It is this mind-set that leads to an increased risk profile. With 2014 fast becoming “the year of the breach,” people need to take necessary precautions to avoid falling victim to hacking or cyber-crime.