- Do you get frustrated when you can’t remember your passwords and take the easy solution by reusing simple passwords across accounts?
- How confident are you that your employees aren’t using the same password for multiple accounts?
- What processes do you have in place to make sure employees are using strong, unique login credentials?
- Are you set up to quickly shut down a leaving employee’s access to your company’s applications and online accounts?
What is a Password Manager?
A password manager is a simple easy way to significantly increase your companies cyber-security. All your usernames and passwords are store securely in one place. With a password manager, you no longer need to remember all your different passwords, you only need to remember one master password for access to your password manager. No more sticky notes with passwords at your desk, everything is safe and securely encrypted in your password management program. Once your passwords are stored in your password manager, they are easy to access and many password managers are browser plugins that will easily capture and save online logins, autofill login information for certain URLs and help you create and save complex passwords.
Why is Password Management so Vital to Your Security?
78% of attackers use stolen credentials to gain unauthorized access to business applications, according to a study done by Verizon. Using a password manager to store passwords makes it easy to have unique complex passwords for each account. This way if an account is breached hackers will not be able to use those breached credentials to hack other accounts. Many password managers will also scan for your passwords that have been leaked on the dark web.
Password managers are a great convenient, secure tool to add to your business and simple enough to use to make password security a no-brainer for you and your employees. Don’t wait for hackers to find that weak password in your companies cybersecurity, be proactive and set up complex, secure passwords with a password manager today.