A new week, a new month, and a new Cybersecurity News post! This iteration contains a whopping eight (8) stories covering the last two to four weeks. Since cybersecurity is a diverse field of assorted specializations, we attempt to match that with various stories touching on all aspects of cybersecurity. This time we cover a few breaches, Elon Musk's decision to alter Twitter's … [Read more...]
2021 World Password Day: How Many Will Be Stolen This Year?
You know what they say about passwords… You’re only one weak password away from a breach. Despite the increasing sophistication of hacker technologies and tools, the easiest step of a hack is still cracking the password. In fact, it’s so easy that many times it doesn’t even involve guessing at all. The scariest part about this is that regardless of how secure your password is, … [Read more...]
Are Your Company Credentials Exposed on the Dark Web?
The dark web is a collection of anonymous websites that are publicly available, yet hide the IP addresses to make it impossible for users to identify the host. It’s very common that sensitive information made available by data breaches ends up becoming available illicitly for sale on the dark web. According to the 2019 Global State of Cybersecurity in Small and Medium-Sized … [Read more...]
Authenticating Our Way Through Remote Life
We are all talking about social distancing and how current events have completely transformed our lives. Videoconferencing is at an all-time high, with companies like Zoom showing a 90% increase in daily downloads. Along with large-scale remote work adoption, our kids are telecommuting to school; a lot of us are taking online doctor visits, and by now, most have experienced … [Read more...]
MFA Trials Can Be a Burden or a Breeze – Five Tips to Quickly Spot Differences when Evaluating Multi-factor Authentication Solutions
If you are like most IT leaders evaluating multi-factor authentication solutions, you want to test it all and feel certain that you are selecting a solution that best meets the needs of your organization. Then, you consider your immediate challenges – including staffing and skills shortages along with a growing pile of IT tasks – and thoughts quickly turn to testing efficiency. … [Read more...]