The 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report

Despite the worsening state of online security, are we becoming more security-minded, and better yet, are we following best practices?

The Ponemon Institute recently surveyed 1,761 IT and IT security practitioners in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany and France regarding password management and authentication practices for individuals both in the workplace and at home.

What information are companies most concerned with protecting? How many respondents admit to sharing their work passwords?

Download this report to see the responses to these questions and learn:

  • How privacy and security concerns affect password behaviors
  • Risky password practices in the workplace
  • What authentication technologies are being used
  • The cost of lost productivity associated with password 
View an infographic
summary of the report findings.
Additional versions of this infographic:
English – AU
English – UK

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