Study: Most major websites have dreadful basic password security


Passwords are fundamental to security. But at the same time, they can also be an infosec Achilles heel, particularly if a user is careless with their credentials, or if a site improperly manages or stores them. Dashlane, which produces the password manager of the same name, today published its Password Power Rankings survey. This examines the password security practices of major consumer and corporate SaaS and media services, and the results are pretty shocking. Almost half (46-percent, to be precise) of consumer sites have failed to implement the most rudimentary password security policies. That’s also true of 36-percent of enterprise…

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