My colleague Paul Mather writes about the importance of looking at the physical elements of data security in the piece below that also features some frightening stats on passwords. Paul is joining us at the World Executive Search Congress in October and will be one of our GDPR speakers - details here!
A recent survey showed 64% of people have the same userID/password for more than 3 distinct accounts. In the same survey 22% of people admitted their password was one of 10 listed. That list included “password”, “12345”, “letmein”, “YOURNAME” and “qwerty”. You can guess how many people in the same survey have their easily found email address as their user ID…..