The first thing to understand, is what makes a bad password. The worst passwords are: password, 111111, fred, master, boss and whatever is the name of your organization/department/unit. Why are they bad? Because they are obvious, easy to guess and just plain stupid.
The use of encryption continues to grow in response to consumer concerns, privacy compliance regulations and on-going cyber-attacks and yet there are still major challenges in managing key across what are the mostly fragmented and tactical deployments of encryption technologies.