Access Management , Identity & Access Management , Security Operations

The (Growing) Problem of Password Reuse

SpyCloud's Chip Witt Shares Results from Credential Exposure Report
Chip Witt, head of product strategy, SpyCloud

SpyCloud is out with its annual credential exposure report, and the bad news is: Password reuse continues to leave enterprises open to breach and account takeover. Chip Witt of SpyCloud shares some of the key takeaways and analysis.

See Also: The Operationalization of Threat Intelligence Programs

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Witt also discusses:

  • Comparison of this year’s credential exposure report to last year's;
  • Scary statistics about password reuse;
  • How organizations can influence better password practices.

Witt has nearly 20 years of diverse technology experience, including product management and operations leadership roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Webroot, VMware, Alcatel, and Appthority. He is currently the head of product strategy and manages the customer success program at SpyCloud, which provides cloud-based security services to help businesses of all sizes prevent data breaches and account takeover attacks by alerting when employee or company assets have been compromised.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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