Password security is sounding like a broken record these days. The news talks about yet another password breach, every site you need to log into requires a password and you are constantly reminded that it needs to be very long, very complicated, and ultimately something you cannot remember. I thought - maybe a bit more [...]
Has anyone talked to you about Phishing lately? I am guessing that if you have been reading anything online or in a business article you have seen this mentioned at least once. The real question is, do you know what Phishing really is and better yet do you know how to not fall victim to [...]
Here we are again, another huge data breach – 150 million accounts compromised. Does this sound like a normal occurrence? Well… It is.
Unfortunately, in the digital world we live in it is a must that we use usernames and passwords for everything. The downside of this is that it brings a greater risk every time you enter a set of credentials you are giving someone else the keys to your castle in some ways. I have touched [...]
If you have been paying attention to the news for the past couple weeks you know that yet another very large data breach has happened and billions more passwords and other personal data has been stolen. (Yahoo breach) This just another, in a long string, of examples of how much you may think your data [...]
According to Black Hat's 2017 survey, "Portrait of an Imminent Cyberthreat," phishing is one of the greatest and most time-consuming challenges security professionals face today. Unfortunately this is due to the fact that phishing and social engineering have become the easiest way for people to breach company and personal IT security assets and/or cause damage [...]
The person who first created the Password policy that we have all been using has admitted it was a mistake. It turns out that long phrases that you remember are much better and far more secure than the complicated password with various special characters and random capitalization. Read more