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  • 07/10/2002
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IFAs are suffering from 'password overload,' according to a survey of 185 IFAs carried out by Origo,...

IFAs are suffering from ‘password overload,’ according to a survey of 185 IFAs carried out by Origo, the e-business standards body for the financial services industry. It found 42% have to remember more than 15 passwords to carry out business online. Just over 10% have to remember more than 30 passwords to enter providers’ extranets. The survey also revealed just 4% of IFAs carry out more than half their business online and a fifth do none of their business online. Origo is offering Unipass ‘ a digital certificate that eradicates the need for multiple passwords and user names ‘ free to IFAs.



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