With identify theft becoming one of the world’s fastest growing crimes, days like World Password Day are crucial to raising awareness of online threats. I sat down with Jay Overcash, Director of IT Security Strategy, to talk about how people can protect themselves from hackers.
Why is a day like World Password Day so important?
As more and more of our lives move into the digital realm, we rely on authentication to protect our valuable online data and assets. Usernames and passwords remain the predominant method for securing online data. World Password Day is important as it draws attention to the need to adequately protect online data with a strong password.