One way or another, passwords are always in the news. They’re either being stolen in data breaches, or mocked for being too simple; derided as pointless, or lamented for being technologically backward.
However, one thing is indisputable: we’re going to be using them today, tomorrow and for the foreseeable future. Unlike touch or facial recognition technologies, passwords are used everywhere because they’re cheap to implement and simple to use. For end users, they are as low-tech as security tech ever gets. But that ubiquity and simplicity is precisely what makes passwords attractive to thieves.
In this video, Sentinel One looks at how hackers steal our passwords and what we can do to stop them.