Global Password Day may not have the same level of prominence as say Groundhog Day, but cybersecurity experts believe dedicating a day to relay the importance of having strong and diverse passwords is of paramount importance.

The mere fact that the vast majority of breaches in 2017 leveraged a stolen or weak password and the primary bit of information stolen was usernames and passwords should be all the evidence required to convince people and organizations to implement stronger password hygiene. If further proof is needed Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report noted that 81 percent of all hacking-related breaches fell into this category. Read more