Strong Password Practices Protect Your Company’s Data
Cyberattacks Rise as More People Work Remotely
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, more professionals are working from home than at any other point in history, a situation that has led to a significant rise in cybersecurity attacks. A recent poll of IT professionals by threatpost, a cybersecurity news outlet, revealed that 40 percent of respondent companies that have enabled remote work are experiencing an increase in cyberattacks.
Many companies have implemented new virtual tools to enable their teams to continue functioning productively and efficiently in the work-from-home environment. As a result, many workers are handling a multitude of new logins and passwords, making password security more important than ever.
With the security of your company’s data at stake, ensuring password security is a key strategy for keeping your data and your servers safe. This kind of security is important at all times, but essential while your workforce is dispersed.
Here are some important measures to practice yourself and to share with your employees:
Tips for Strengthening Your Password Security
While consistently using good passwords is not difficult, it is annoying. Luckily, there are a variety of helpful (and secure) tools available to help you create and store strong passwords.
Password Security Apps to Consider
Secure password practices are not complicated, but they can be frustrating and time consuming. However, apps such as those listed above remove any excuse you might have for not following recommended password security tips. Reach out to your Adams Brown advisor to discuss the options that best fit your business.