So it’s no wonder that 73% of people use the same password for multiple sites.
Although this increases their risk of being hacked, they get comfortable living with a certain amount of risk over time, especially if they haven’t been victimized (yet).
Since 1961, when the first computer password was developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, our society’s dependence on technology has drastically increased.
And when it comes to protecting your company’s data, the stakes are multiplied. “Bad actors” were able to get into companies like Facebook and Gmail, compromising 2 million accounts. According to authorities, the threat of cyber attacks is “growing exponentially” but “America’s private sector has been woefully slow to adapt.” Organized criminals have made it their business to hack into companies and hold their data hostage.
These digital mobsters are in it for the money and have made it their profession.