Weak Passwords, Poor Patching Led To Breaches
Basic security measures are still not in place, Trustwave said. Employees often pick weak passwords, share too much company information on social networks and other public platforms and have a penchant for clicking on links in email messages, the study found. "Password1” is the most common password, according to Trustwave. Of three million user passwords analyzed, 50 percent are using the bare minimum.