Users and IT lax about password security

Tuesday, 2 May 2006, 12:39 AM EST

After years of warning users about making sure their passwords aren't easy to guess or left on Post-It notes stuck to their monitors, it seems the message still hasn't gotten through.

A new survey by Sophos, Inc., an anti-virus and anti-spam company with U.S. headquarters in Lynnfield, Mass., shows that users -- and many IT professionals themselves -- aren't using passwords properly, putting their computers and the company network at risk.

At Datamation.

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