When’s the last time you thought about your passwords? With over 90 billion passwords in existence today, the overall shift to online platforms and the boom in social media usage have made passwords an integral part of our daily online lives.
Whether it’s connecting to a game with a Facebook profile, sharing Netflix credentials with a roommate, or asking a spouse to check a bank account statement, sharing our passwords has become a trend that we don’t often realize is putting our information at risk.
Are we really expected to have a separate password for each of our numerous online accounts – and do all of them have to be ridiculously long, confusing and hard to remember? We’re instructed not to write them down or keep them on our mobile devices so… how are we supposed to keep track of them?