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Password Statistics
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4.1 billion of data records were exposed in the first half of 2019, including emails and passwords

Source: Forbes

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Cyber threat statistics
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60% of botnet activity is associated with credential theft

Source: Spamhaus Malware Labs

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Mobile Application Penetration Testing
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37% of data breaches in 2020 were executed using stolen or weak credentials

Source: Verizon

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Mobile Application Penetration Testing
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In 2019, over 770 million email addresses and 21 million unique passwords were leaked in the largest collection of breached records in history

Source: NTSC

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Authentication Cybersecurity Predictions
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Zero Trust became popular in 2019, especially in the wake of many breaches occurring from within security perimeters

Zero Trust became popular in 2019, especially in the wake of many breaches occurring from within security perimeters. The next step for Zero Trust is …

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Authentication Cybersecurity Predictions
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The vulnerabilities of knowledge-based verification and multi-factor authentication with SMS and email will lead to account recovery processes adopting remote identity verification processes

The vulnerabilities of knowledge-based verification and multi-factor authentication with SMS and email will lead to account recovery processes adopting remote identity verification processes. Businesses will …

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Email Phishing Statistics Cybersecurity
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In 2020, business email compromise will continue to rise

In 2020, business email compromise will continue to rise because of a confluence of three events: 1) More password dumps are hitting the market, resulting …

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Authentication Cybersecurity Predictions
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As the drive toward a passwordless future continues, access will be determined by context—where you are logging in, what time, and from what device

As the drive toward a passwordless future continues, access will be determined by context—where you are logging in, what time, and from what device. This …

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Cybersecurity passwords statistics
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61% of companies have over 500 accounts with non-expiring passwords

Reference: Varonis

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Password Statistics
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The most commonly used password in 2017 was 123456

Reference: DMR

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Password Statistics
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Nearly 1/3 of adults in the US re-use passwords for all their online accounts (28%)

Reference: Business Insider

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Cybersecurity passwords statistics
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65% of companies have over 500 users who never are never prompted to change their passwords

Reference: Varonis

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