User passwords are often a weak link in the corporate security chain. How can security pros make users adhere to strong password policies?
Recent corporate security breaches have taught us something important: The average computer user is spectacularly bad at choosing good passwords.
The most popular passwords turn out to be simple, easy-to-remember ones, like "password," "123456," "monkey" and "iloveyou," all of which provide little security. If you can remember your password, then it is probably not secure.