Password Psychology: People Aren't Protecting Themselves Even Though They Know Better
HelpNet Security, May 11th, 2020
May 11, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

People aren't protecting themselves from cybersecurity risks even though they know they should, a study on password psychology by LogMeIn reveals

"Year after year there is heightened global awareness of hacking and data breaches, yet consumer password behaviors remain largely unchanged. Data from the survey shows that 91 percent of people know that using the same password on multiple accounts is a security risk, yet 66 percent continue to use the same password anyway.

With people spending more time online, the evolution of cybersecurity threats and the unchanged behavior in creating and managing passwords creates a new level of concern around online security..."

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