Password selection habits for personal and business accounts

Study: Symantec Security Response Password Survey
Date: March 26 2010

How do you choose passwords for these sites?
  • 8% (37)
  • They are all the same password
  • 45% (199)
  • I have just a few passwords that I alternate for all my accounts
  • 29% (130)
  • I have a few duplicate passwords, but mostly they are unique
  • 18% (80)
  • I have a different password for each account Comment:
    The statement "these sites" refers back to an earlier question in the survey that talks about any business or personal accounts used by respondents that are password protected.

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