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Data protection practices still poor, survey shows

January 28, 2019

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Eight months after the enforcement of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection practices in many organisations are still poor, research shows.

More than two-thirds of employees (69%) share passwords with colleagues, according to Yubico’s 2019 State of password and authentication security behaviours report, conducted by the Ponemon Institute and published to coincide with International Privacy/Data Protection Day.

The report – based on a survey of more than 1,760 IT and IT security practitioners in the UK, US, Germany and France – also reveals that 51% of employees reuse an average of five passwords across their business and personal accounts.

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