Password security continues to be a sore spot in combatting data breaches, security experts say.
According to reports from eWEEK, password security is a two-fold problem, with issues stemming from both companies and end-users.
Security experts recommend that companies put emphasis on security over convenience by adding multiple layers of security into their databases and resist relying solely on passwords as a protection mechanism. By adding additional layers of protection, companies can better fight hackers.
Users should also take measures to protect their own information by resisting the temptation to use one password for multiple accounts.
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