Many employees use the same passwords for multiple accounts. The simple, easy-to-guess password that protects their personal email might be the same password that protects their corporate applications containing sensitive data.
Why does this matter?
Cybercriminals launch what’s known as credential stuffing attacks… They take leaked passwords and use them on various services until they get in. Once they’re in, they have access to everything.
A dark web scan is used to find out which passwords have been leaked (in a safe, confidential manner - of course) so you can act on that information fast. It’s: