According to an online survey among over 2,000 U.S. adults conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Dashlane, the leader in online identity and password management, nearly four in ten Americans (39%) would sacrifice sex for one year if it meant they never had to worry about being hacked, having their identity stolen, or their accounts breached. With a new hack or breach making news almost daily, people are constantly being reminded about the importance of secure passwords, yet some are still not following proper password protocol.
As if that was not enough, password based systems create a significant security risk for providers as they can be hacked, phished or stolen - just ask Yahoo! The irony of all this is that the password based user authentication system is on the rise. A recent study found that the number of online accounts is growing at a 14% rate, it doubles every 5 years. 2b1af7f3a8