In today’s time, the password has become very important in everyone’s life. Be it email IDs, different platforms of social media, or bank accounts, we have a password for every place which keeps our things safe. Today World Password Day is being celebrated all over the world. On World Password Day, people share information about how to keep correct passwords as well as tips to avoid hackers. This year this day will be celebrated on Thursday, May 5, 2022. World Password Day is celebrated every year on the first Thursday of the month of May.
This day is celebrated with the aim of promoting password security and the habit of changing passwords from time to time. It is not possible to lock in this world of social media but a strong password can definitely secure your data. Everyone needs a password for their email, social media accounts, digital footprint, and more. In today’s world, many people keep many types of passwords, such as 1,2,3 or ABC@124, or 123456, while many put their name and number in front of it or their date of birth. If you are also one of these people then your account may be hacked first. According to the information, 1 lakh such passwords have been found in the analysis, which is very common and can be easily hacked.
According to haribhoomi.com, It was first started by security expert Mark Burnett to spread awareness about passwords. Also, Mark Burnett wrote a book in 2005, named Perfect Password. Inspired by the book by Mark Burnett, tech companies Idea and Intel announced in 2013 to celebrate the first Thursday of May as World Password Day.