Authentication Statistic Index

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Statistic Index

Category: User Password Practices

Study: Rainbow Technologies Password Survey: 64 Percent Write Passwords Down Compromising Corporate Data - April 28 2003

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2003 Information Security Survey - April 2003

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: Microsoft UK Password Survey - November 2 2004

Study: Visa EU Password Selection Survey (2004) - August 2004

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Measuring Password Re-Use Empirically - February 9 2011

Study: What do Sony and Yahoo! Have in common? Passwords! - July 12 2012

Study: CAST Cloud Generation - November 2012

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: Women less security conscious than men with PIN numbers - December 2004

Study: Executive Cyber Threat Awareness Survey - January 2002

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2003 Information Security Survey - April 2003

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: Compaq Password Survey - January 2 1997

Study: 2014 Trustwave Global Security Report - May 2014

Study: The 2013 Digital Future Project Report - June 13 2013

Study: 2006 Sophos Online Password Survey - April 2006

Study: 2009 Sophos Online Password Survey - March 2009

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: Women less security conscious than men with PIN numbers - December 2004

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: Visa EU Password Selection Survey (2004) - August 2004

Study: 2nd Annual Financial Institution Online Fraud Survey - November 2004

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: 2nd Annual Financial Institution Online Fraud Survey - November 2004

Study: CentralNic Password Survey - June 2001

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Microsoft UK Password Survey - November 2 2004

Study: Microsoft UK Password Survey - November 2 2004

Study: Visa EU Password Selection Survey (2000) - July 2000

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: Password Management Survey - February 2008

Study: CSO Magazine Online Poll 2604 - June 22 2004

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: Password Security Survey 2009 - October 2009

Study: 2012 Online Registration and Password Study - August 2012

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: 2012 Online Registration and Password Study - August 2012

Study: Identity Management: Consumerís Habits & the Potential Backlash Faced by Business - April 2004

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: Identity Management: Consumerís Habits & the Potential Backlash Faced by Business - April 2004

Study: Password Management Survey - February 2008

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security - October 2006

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Password Security Survey 2009 - October 2009

Study: Password Security Survey 2009 - October 2009

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: Siber Systems RoboForm Online Security Survey - December 2012

Study: Reused Login Credentials - February 2 2010

Study: Reused Login Credentials - February 2 2010

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: Cyber Security Flaws in Working Practices - 2013

Study: 2nd Annual Consumer Security Confidence Survey - March 2004

Study: Siber Systems RoboForm Online Security Survey - December 2012

Study: Perception and Knowledge of IT Threats: The Consumerís Point of View - September 2012

Study: PC World Privacy Survey - June 2003

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: Dartmouth Computer User and Security Behavior - April 2003

Study: Pew Internet & American Life Project Survey - August 2000

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: SPSS Online Shopping Consumer Survey - December 3 2003

Study: APACS Chip and PIN Programme Survey of Users - September 15 2004

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2003 Information Security Survey - April 2003

Study: Hole in password safety net - June 24 2002

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Microsoft UK Password Survey - November 2 2004

Study: APACS 2004 Online Banking Survey - October 1 2004

Study: PC World Privacy Survey - June 2003

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security - October 2006

Study: KPMG 2002 Global Information Security Survey - 2002

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: 3rd Annual Consumer Security Confidence Survey - February 2005

Study: Identity Management: Consumerís Habits & the Potential Backlash Faced by Business - April 2004

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2002 Information Security Survey - April 2002

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: Digital Marketing Services Internet Security Survey - December 2001

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2002 Information Security Survey - April 2002

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2003 Information Security Survey - April 2003

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: APACS 2004 Online Banking Survey - October 1 2004

Study: APACS 2004 Online Banking Survey - October 1 2004

Study: NCC Group Security Survey - October 21 2003

Study: Dartmouth Computer User and Security Behavior - April 2003

Study: APACS 2004 Online Banking Survey - October 1 2004

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Identity Management: Consumerís Habits & the Potential Backlash Faced by Business - April 2004

Study: Visa EU Password Selection Survey (2004) - August 2004

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2002 Information Security Survey - April 2002

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2003 Information Security Survey - April 2003

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: Deloitte & Touche Most Popular Passwords - June 1997

Study: Visa EU Password Selection Survey (2000) - July 2000

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: Teenage Life Online - June 20 2001

Study: Dartmouth Computer User and Security Behavior - April 2003

Study: APACS 2004 Online Banking Survey - October 1 2004

Study: Ask and Ye Shall Receive: A Study in Social Engineering - April 1996

Study: 2nd Annual Consumer Security Confidence Survey - March 2004

Study: PentaSafe 2002 Security Awareness Index Report - 2002

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: 2002 NTA Monitor Password Survey - December 2002

Study: Hole in password safety net - June 24 2002

Study: Identity Management: Consumerís Habits & the Potential Backlash Faced by Business - April 2004

Study: Password Reset: Self-Service That You Will Love (Gartner Research Note T-15-6454) - April 15 2002

Study: 2002 NTA Monitor Password Survey - December 2002

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: The Insider Threat Manifesto - February 19 2014

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: Siber Systems RoboForm Online Security Survey - December 2012

Study: The Insider Threat Manifesto - February 19 2014

Study: Consumer Perceptions of Online Registration and Social Login - October 2011

Study: Cyber Security Flaws in Working Practices - 2013

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: 2014 Business Password Analysis - August 2014

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: Women less security conscious than men with PIN numbers - December 2004

Category: Authentication Policies, Practices, or Procedures

Study: PentaSafe 2002 Security Awareness Index Report - 2002

Study: Citrix iForum 2004 Access Survey - June 2004

Study: The CSO Perspective on Security Threats, Data Protection and Identity and Access Management Solutions - May 2003

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: Privileged Account Security and Compliance Survey Report - May 2013

Study: Dimension Data Mobile Workforce Security Survey - November 2004

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: Executive Cyber Threat Awareness Survey - January 2002

Study: Privileged Account Security and Compliance Survey Report - May 2013

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: Privileged Account Security and Compliance Survey Report - May 2013

Study: 2003 Annual Survey - 2003

Study: Trustwave 2012 Global Security Report - February 9 2012

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: Authentication in Corporate Electronic Banking: Are Major Global FSIs Just Making a Token Effort? - December 2004

Study: Windows & .NET Magazine Security Administrator Poll #1015 - April 10 2002

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey 2004 - September 2004

Study: 2004 Australian Computer Crime and Security Survey - 2004

Study: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 2003 Global Security Survey of the Global Financial Services Industry - May 2003

Study: Agencies Batten Down the Access Hatches - April 1 2002

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: Enterprise Security Trends - August 2002

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: The Road to a Five-Nines Network - February 2004

Study: Agencies Batten Down the Access Hatches - April 1 2002

Study: Information Security Breaches Survey 2006 - April 2006

Study: Password Management Survey - February 2008

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey 2004 - September 2004

Category: Password Lifetime Policies or Practices

Study: This Story Probably Wonít Make You Change Your Passwords - August 12 2014

Study: Change UD Password -

Study: Lieberman Software 2014 Survey of Information Security Professionals - May 28 2014

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: KPMG 2000 Information Security Survey - April 2000

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security - October 2006

Study: Lieberman Software 2014 Survey of Information Security Professionals - May 28 2014

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: CSO Magazine Online Poll 2155 - January 2004

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey - March 26 2010

Study: Rainbow Technologies Password Survey: 64 Percent Write Passwords Down Compromising Corporate Data - April 28 2003

Study: Federal Computer Week Online Survey - June 2 2003

Study: Windows & .NET Magazine Online Poll #922 - November 2001

Study: Windows & .NET Magazine Online Poll #1249 - December 2002

Study: Windows & .NET Magazine Online Poll #1502 - November 2003

Study: Windows & .NET Magazine Online Poll #1606 - June 2004

Study: KPMG 2002 Global Information Security Survey - 2002

Study: 10 Ways to More Effectively Secure Active Directory (Web Seminar) - August 26 2004

Study: Hole in password safety net - June 24 2002

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Category: Password Length Policies or Practices

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: Windows IT Pro Magazine Online Poll #1668 - November 15 2004

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Category: Password Character Usage Policies or Practices

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: TechRepublic NetAdmin Password Practices Survey - November 2002

Study: SafeNet/Rainbow Technologies Password Usage Survey - June 2003

Study: ESET & Harris Interactive Password Poll - October 22 2012

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security - October 2006

Study: 2014 Business Password Analysis - August 2014

Study: 2014 Business Password Analysis - August 2014

Category: Authentication Related Criminal Incidents

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: Camelot Network Security and Privacy Survey - June 25 2001

Study: Bank of England Falls Victim As Email Scams Rise ĎBy 400 Per Centí - December 31 2003

Study: Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report - January 2014

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: Symantec Internet Security Threat Report - March 2004

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Study: Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report - January 2014

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: Trustwave 2012 Global Security Report - February 9 2012

Study: Insider Threat Study: Illicit Cyber Activity in the Banking and Finance Sector - August 2004

Study: 2004 Australian Computer Crime and Security Survey - 2004

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: 2002 Information Security Magazine Survey - September 2002

Study: I Know Where You Shopped Last Night - September 2004

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: Accenture Terminated Employee Survey - September 2004

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: 2014 Trustwave Global Security Report - May 2014

Category: Opinions on Authentication

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: Entrust Internet Security Survey - October 19 2004

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Consumer Survey: Password Habits - September 2012

Study: Attitudes and Behavior Towards Password Use on the World Wide Web - October 11 2000

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: Adults Media Use and Attitudes Report 2013 - April 2013

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: Consumer Perceptions of Online Registration and Social Login - October 2011

Study: Hitachi Data Systems Storage Index (2004) - September 2004

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: APACS Chip and PIN Programme Survey of Users - September 15 2004

Study: The CSO Perspective on Security Threats, Data Protection and Identity and Access Management Solutions - May 2003

Study: MORI Survey - Security Fears Over Online Banking - May 21 2003

Study: 2nd Annual Consumer Security Confidence Survey - March 2004

Study: Webroot Password Survey - October 2010

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: The CSO Perspective on Security Threats, Data Protection and Identity and Access Management Solutions - May 2003

Study: Infosecurity Europe 2004 Information Security Survey - April 2004

Study: YouGov Cyber Security - August 2014

Study: Siber Systems RoboForm Online Security Survey - December 2012

Study: Consumer Perceptions of Online Registration and Social Login - October 2011

Study: 2012 Online Registration and Password Study - August 2012

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: 3rd Annual Consumer Security Confidence Survey - February 2005

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: Online Survey of email provider password disclosure policies - December 2004

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: National Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013 Research Into Password Use - May 2013

Study: Hitachi Data Systems Storage Index (2004) - September 2004

Study: Barron McCann Password Survey - December 1 2000

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: Global Password Usage Survey - October 23 2003

Study: National Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013 Research Into Password Use - May 2013

Study: Adults Media Use and Attitudes Report 2013 - April 2013

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Entrust Internet Security Survey - October 19 2004

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: Consumer Perceptions of Online Registration and Social Login - October 2011

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: Cloud Computing Demands Enterprise-class Password Management and Security - April 2013

Study: Information Security Magazine Authentication Survey - January 2002

Study: Information Security Magazine Authentication Survey - January 2002

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Entrust Internet Security Survey - October 19 2004

Study: Entrust Internet Security Survey - October 19 2004

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: Perceptions About Passwords - March 2006

Study: National Cyber Security Awareness Week 2013 Research Into Password Use - May 2013

Study: Data Communications Magazine Authentication Survey - March 1998

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: Moving Beyond Passwords: Consumer Attitudes on Online Authentication - April 2013

Study: PentaSafe 2002 Security Awareness Index Report - 2002

Study: 2004 Identity Management Survey - October 2004

Study: Consumer Perceptions of Online Registration and Social Login - October 2011

Study: NorSIS Password Survey 2012 - 2012

Category: Market Use of Authentication Technologies

Study: 2004 Australian Computer Crime and Security Survey - 2004

Study: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 2003 Global Security Survey of the Global Financial Services Industry - May 2003

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey 2004 - September 2004

Study: Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey 2002 - 2002

Study: The CSO Perspective on Security Threats, Data Protection and Identity and Access Management Solutions - May 2003

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: KPMG 2002 Global Information Security Survey - 2002

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: Gartner Identity Theft Survey - April 2004

Study: 2004 Global Information Security Survey - September 15 2004

Study: Hitachi Data Systems Storage Index (2004) - September 2004

Study: 2003 Information Security Product Survey - February 2002

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: 2003 Information Security Product Survey - February 2002

Study: CSO Magazine Online Poll 2520 - May 25 2004

Study: 2003 Information Security Product Survey - February 2002

Study: 2003 Information Security Product Survey - February 2002

Study: Agencies Batten Down the Access Hatches - April 1 2002

Study: Agencies Batten Down the Access Hatches - April 1 2002

Study: The Evolution of the Chief Security Officer - August 29 2002

Study: Information Security Magazine Authentication Survey - January 2002

Study: 2003 Information Security Product Survey - February 2002

Study: 2004 Information Security Breaches Survey - April 2004

Study: Information Security Magazine Authentication Survey - January 2002

Study: The State of IT Security 2003 - July 2003

Study: 2003 CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Study - 2003

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: KPMG 2002 Global Information Security Survey - 2002

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 2003 Global Security Survey of the Global Financial Services Industry - May 2003

Study: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu 2004 Global Security Survey - May 2004

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: Information Security Breaches Survey 2006 - April 2006

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Study: User Plans for VPN Products and Services in the US 2000 - 2000

Study: 2002 Information Security Breaches Survey - 2002

Category: Costs Associated with Authentication

Study: The ROI Case for Smart Cards in the Enterprise - November 2004

Study: Passwords Are Gobbling Up Your Profits - May 1 2003

Study: Password Reset: Self-Service That You Will Love (Gartner Research Note T-15-6454) - April 15 2002

Study: Questions & Answers: Biometric Technologies - October 7 2002

Study: Benchmarking: Passwords -- The Sad Truth About Security - October 2006

Study: Economics of Security - February 1998

Study: The ROI Case for Smart Cards in the Enterprise - November 2004

Study: TriCipher Strong Authentication Survey - July 27 2005

Study: Citrix MetaFrame Password Manager - September 2003

Study: Information Security Magazine Authentication Survey - January 2002

Study: The ROI Case for Smart Cards in the Enterprise - November 2004

Category: Authentication Business Impacts

Study: Help Desk Institute 2004 Practices Survey - November 2004

Study: The CSO Perspective on Security Threats, Data Protection and Identity and Access Management Solutions - May 2003

Study: The cost of forgotten passwords - March 25 2004

Study: Economics of Security - February 1998

Study: You must remember this ... that and the other - April 20 2000

Study: Axios Systems Password Survey - January 2003

Study: Password Reset: Self-Service That You Will Love (Gartner Research Note T-15-6454) - April 15 2002

Study: Password Management, Single Sign-On, and Authentication Management Infrastructure Products: Perspective - January 7 2002

Study: Password Management Survey - February 2008

Study: Password Management Survey - February 2008





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