According to a 2016 national survey conducted by the Pew Research Center “84% of online adults rely primarily on memorization or pen and paper as their main (or only) approach to password management. In addition, 25% admit to using simple and less secure passwords to assist with memorization.”
Strong passwords are critical as they aid in the protection of company data by bolstering defenses against brute force attacks.
For one reason or another, we all have to change our passwords every now and again. Perhaps a specific application requires a monthly password update; you may have forgotten your password for a particular account; or maybe there was a data breach that required a password reset.