Most people working with sensitive information want stricter security policies but rarely bother changing default, automatically generated and assigned passwords, as discovered by ElcomSoft Co. Ltd. after conducting a research and running a quiz on its Web site. A major player in the password recovery business, ElcomSoft was asking its customers on their IT security-related habits, and collected information on how people are using passwords and approach IT security issues in general. Analysis of the survey turned into a statistically significant sample, allowing the company get some interesting conclusions.
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