Recently, SplashData conducted a survey to determine what people are using for their password on various websites – including personal banking, credit cards, email and other important and supposedly secure accounts.
Security is obviously very important in the human services field, as our customers can attest. Organizations that serve people with disabilities are required to keep their client demographic and documentation information secret and safe.
But how secure is your computer system? Well, your data might only be as safe as your password.
Many Internet users are guilty of choosing a simple password that is easy to remember but it could cause big problems if it’s too common. The SplashData compilation lists the top 25 most commonly used passwords.
The question is – are you using any of these passwords at your social services agency? Take a look at the possibilities:
Change your online passwords as soon as possible if you’re using these or any password that might be similar to one of these. Keep your information and the information of your clients safe and secure.