Audit Finds WA Government Agencies Vulnerable To Cyber Crime

The widespread use of weak or common passwords among the general public is well known, but a recent check by the auditor general on agencies of the state government of Western Australia showed that 60,000 out of 234,000 accounts used insecure passwords. And these agencies are supposed to be trusted with the safe handling of the public’s data.

Weak passwords in WA Government agencies are putting sensitive data at risk
WA government agency IT audit reveals predictable passwords, poor security