World Password Day won’t solve the numbnuts user problem

It may have been world password day recently, but people need to do more to up their own security settings.

May 3rd was World Password Day, whatever the feck that means. I couldn’t find any greetings cards in my local Pound Shop that covered it, which is probably just as well as I couldn’t afford to buy one for all those folk with easy to guess passwords or ones re-used across multiple services. Which I guess is the point of the thing, reminding people about the importance of password construction and usage. I’m minded to suggest that a designated day once each year really isn’t enough when it comes to getting the secure credentials message across. That’s something that needs to be bashed home at every given opportunity, sadly.

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