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CIS Control 5: Account Management

Knowing who has credentials, how those credentials are granted, and how they are being used is the foundation of any secure environment. It begins with user accounts and the credentials they use. Maintaining a thorough inventory of all accounts and verifying any changes to those accounts as authorized and intentional vs unintended is paramount to establishin
Publish At:2021-09-23 00:40 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Controls Account Control cis controls passwords

Microsoft makes a bold move towards a password-less future

In a recent blog Microsoft announced that as of September 15, 2021 you can completely remove the password from your Microsoft account and use the Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello, a security key, or a verification code sent to your phone or email to sign in to Microsoft apps and services. A long time coming At first glance this looks like a g
Publish At:2021-09-20 11:20 | Read:103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion 2fa attack targets microsoft passwords per thorsheim

X-Force Report: No Shortage of Resources Aimed at Hacking Cloud Environments

As cybercriminals remain steadfast in their pursuit of unsuspecting ways to infiltrate today’s businesses, a new report by IBM Security X-Force highlights the top tactics of cybercriminals, the open doors users are leaving for them and the burgeoning marketplace for stolen cloud resources on the dark web. The big takeaway from the data is businesses s
Publish At:2021-09-15 08:40 | Read:226 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cloud Security Incident Response Security Services Thre

How to Bypass iPhone Lock Easily

September 01, 2021 4 0 Author: Adam Torks How to Bypass iPhone Lock Easily Mobile device developers car
Publish At:2021-09-01 09:15 | Read:432 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Data Passwords Tools

Did you give away your password in the comments section?

Facebook and Instagram have been flooded with groups, pages, and profiles that post funny quizzes asking members and followers to answer questions that prompt engagement, such as how old they were for specific dates or events in their lives. Naturally, people thirsty for attention gladly share the information. Still, social media users do not realize that by
Publish At:2021-08-25 10:11 | Read:607 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy passwords Privacy security

Beyond Password Safety: How to Make Employee Sign-On Safe and Convenient

When did you last change your work password? Was it when the system prompted you? When you were first hired? Or maybe the answer doesn’t matter. When it comes to password safety, old adages don’t always apply anymore. Let’s take a look at what today’s business password management really needs by focusing on the valuable data behind&n
Publish At:2021-08-11 13:14 | Read:266 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Identity & Access Risk Management Cybersecu

Online ransomware has grown by two times in 2021

July 26, 2021 42 0 Author: Amanda Johnson Online ransomware has grown by two times in 2021 According to
Publish At:2021-07-26 10:22 | Read:738 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Cybersecurity Data Hacking Internet Passwords ranso

Protecting People, Across Professional and Personal Life

Jihana Barrett, CEO of Cybrsuite explains the security needs from not just from an enterprise perspective but for day-to-day life. She also tells us about how her organization, Tech Sorority, provides valuable professional support and guidance for women in tech.Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5UDKiGLlzxhiGnd6FtvEnmStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/po
Publish At:2021-07-26 05:47 | Read:1072 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles cybersecurity passwords responsibility soc

3 Myths About Threat Actors and Password Safety

You’ve seen the memes and the warnings on social media — answering questions about your life history is ruining your password safety. It’s giving the bad guys the information they need to figure out your passwords and get the answers to your security questions.  But is that true? Are people lurking on social media waiting for you to r
Publish At:2021-07-16 17:26 | Read:596 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fraud Protection Identity & Access Mobile Security Internet

June 2021 Security Intelligence Roundup: Cybersecurity Certifications, The Problem With New Accounts and Defanging Phish

Cybersecurity careers are a buzzy topic lately, with more people needed and salaries competitive. How do you make yourself stand out in this field and find a career you both love and do well? Meanwhile, when you’re not working you may very well be making a new streaming account to escape after a long day. The pandemic has changed our streaming habits
Publish At:2021-07-01 02:11 | Read:493 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Cloud Security Endpoint Risk Management Security Servic

Secure Password Recipes – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 193

One way of creating secure passwords is to use a number of memorable words; how secure are this type of password? We also look at a network bug that can disable wi-fi on iPhones, the new Brave privacy-protecting search engine, and an EU investigation of Google’s FLoC technology.iPhone bug breaks WiFi when you join hotspot with unusual nameBuilding a Tr
Publish At:2021-06-24 07:00 | Read:525 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast Intego Mac Podcast passwords

FBI will share compromised passwords with HIBP Pwned Passwords

The FBI is going to share compromised passwords discovered during investigations with Have I Been Pwned (HIBP)’s ‘Pwned Passwords’ service. The FBI will share compromised passwords that were discovered during investigations with the ‘Pwned Passwords‘ service implemented by the data breach notification site Have I Been Pwned (
Publish At:2021-05-29 19:16 | Read:474 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security Cybersecurity cybersecurity news Hack

Tips to keep your passwords secure for World Password Day, and beyond

New research by Panda Security can reveal that almost one in twelve UK consumers admit to only having one password, whilst nearly one in five confirm they have had their password hacked previously Meanwhile 40 per cent indicate that they only change their passwords when prompted and 15 per cent actually never change it Cybersecurity specialists from Panda
Publish At:2021-05-06 12:45 | Read:787 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security Tips passwords survey tips

Does Multifactor Authentication Keep Your Remote Workers Safe?

Your eight-character password can be cracked in about eight hours, using brute force attacks — even if you add in numbers, mix up the cases and throw in a special character or three. Odds are high that eight-hour window will soon be even shorter. To combat this, many companies added multifactor authentication (MFA) into their process to keep their dat
Publish At:2021-05-05 22:36 | Read:589 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Application Security Fraud Protection Identi

8 Ways to Help Senior Adults Stay Safe Online These Days

8 Ways to Help Senior Adults Stay Safe Online These Days Technology has come in handy for most of us during these days of pandemic distancing. But for the -at-risk, homebound senior population, technology has been a lifeline connecting them to family members, online services, and healthcare. Still, this unprecedented shift to virtual life has also come with
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:06 | Read:1029 | Comments:0 | Tags:Family Safety online safety VPN passwords seniors dating sca

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