What Is Password Reuse?

Password Reuse definition and explanation.

Password reuse is a serious password hygiene issue. People tend to use a single password across different platforms such as third-party software, web or cloud applications, etc. Due to this malpractice if a single account is compromised the adversaries can take hold of other accounts of the user due to similar passwords.

The use of SaaS accounts presents many direct IT security risks as well, the largest and scariest problem being passwords. Let’s be honest—users don’t like passwords, especially complex passwords. As a result, they tend to use weak passwords or reuse corporate credentials when they create or update their accounts.

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