Percentage of adults in the U.S. using the same or very similar passwords for multiple online services
Passwords are a twentieth-century solution to a modern-day problem. Unfortunately, user names and passwords are still the most common method for logging onto services including corporate networks, social media sites, e-commerce sites and others
Average number of breached data records, including credentials, per
User names and passwords represent the keys to the kingdom for malicious attackers. Criminals who know how to penetrate a company’s defenses can easily steal hundreds or even thousands of credentials at a time.
$1 - $8
Typical price range for individual compromised credentials
A criminal dealing in stolen credentials can make tens of thousands of dollars from buyers interested in purchasing credentials. And by selling those credentials to multiple buyers, organizations that experience a breach of credentials can easily be under digital assault from dozens or even hundreds of attackers.