Password hygiene: a necessary skill in the digital age
By using a central directory, organizations ensure that their employees only have to remember a very limited number of passwords to log on to all company-related web pages and applications. As a result, the majority of passwords used are actually private ones. However, applications such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Dropbox show how the line between work-related and private applications has increasingly blurred. Therefore, it’s important that everyone is aware of the risks they and their company are exposed to if they don’t take measures to ensure proper ‘password hygiene’.