Motivating youth to set good passwords

New e-learning module helps students realise how crucial using password management is in countering cyber attacks

Singaporeans have the worst cyber habits in South-east Asia, with only 14 per cent using different passwords for all their accounts.

Last year's Public Awareness Survey, commissioned by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore, found that many had lax password security practices, such as sharing their passwords with their family and peers, while 30 per cent used the same passwords for work and personal accounts.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 09, 2018, with the headline 'Motivating youth to set good passwords'. Print Edition | Subscribe