NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dashlane, the leading password manager, has teamed up with Intel for World Password Day; an initiative started by Intel with global technology leaders in raising awareness for and promoting better password habits. As part of its campaign, Dashlane conducted an in-depth study of Americans' password habits.
Dashlane's new research found that the average American has 150 accounts that require passwords. The company projects the total of number accounts Americans will need passwords for will double to 300 within the next five years.
For more information on the study, visit The Dashlane Blog.
"You can't control the security of the digital services you use every day, but you can take measures to ensure you have optimal password hygiene," says Emmanuel Schalit, CEO, Dashlane. "It's great to work with a company like Intel for World Password Day to raise awareness of basic security practices that can improve everyone's digital lives."
Rick Echevarria, vice president, Software and Services Group and generalmanager, Platform Security Division at Intel Corporation states, "The goal of Intel's creation of World Password Day with other global technology leaders—and this annual celebration—is to elevate awareness of best password security practices for consumers to ensure more proactive protection of identity and data.In addition to advocating consumer use of a password manager, this year's theme is to urge the use of second factor authentication for online accounts such as email, social and financial."
Dashlane encourages everyone to take three simple steps that will secure their accounts:
Additional World Password Day resources and information:
Dashlane makes identity and checkouts simple with its password manager and secure digital wallet app. Dashlane allows its users to securely manage passwords, credit cards, IDs, and other important information via advanced encryption and local storage.
Dashlane has helped over 7 million users in 150 countries manage and secure their digital identity. Dashlane Business is trusted by 6,000+ companies to create, enforce, and track effective access management, and features the only patented security architecture in the industry.
Dashlane was founded by Bernard Liautaud and co-founders Alexis Fogel, Guillaume Maron, and Jean Guillou. The company has offices in New York City and Paris and has received $52.5 million in funding from Rho Ventures, FirstMark Capital, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Learn more at Dashlane.com
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