Since we now accept that a new data breach will occur every day, there is a risk that breaches become normalised and people begin to switch off when warning messages are sent out. This would be like ignoring the upcoming flu season, but of course this rarely happens because there is so much publicity and informed public awareness, that we tend to take the flu seriously.

It can never be over stated how important it is to practice good password hygiene and like most potentially serious risks, there are some simple things that even non-technical people can undertake to greatly minimise the risks of a data breach.  

Here are some useful tips worth considering.