PASSWORDS


Best Practices for SMEs’ Data Security

Data Security at SME’s are targeted by cyber attackers for their lack of resources or expertise to effectively protect their data. Managed security services provider Alert Logic estimates that small businesses make up 58% of malware attack victims, and that 94% of these attacks are carried out through malware or phishing emails disguised as bills, […]


How Does Biometric Authentication Improve User Experience and Enterprise Security?

Biometric authentication is a method of digital identification and authentication through physical or behavioral human characteristics for access to systems, devices, or data. It is one of the methods that drive both two-factor authentication (2FA) and multifactor authentication (MFA).  Biometrics is one of the technologies that are being adopted as more advanced methods to address increasing […]


7 Priciest Data Breach Penalties Ever

The cost of a data breach is becoming more pricey—especially with the introduction of international data protection laws such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2018. According to IBM, a breach of 1 million records has an average total cost of 42 million USD, which represents an eight percent growth from 2018.  […]


What Is Password Spraying, and How Can You Avoid It

In August last year, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), prompted by the advisory released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), advised the American public to be watchful of their passwords with the threat of a new form of brute force attack known as password spraying, which targets businesses […]


What is the Difference Between Passwordfree and Passwordless

Passwords are getting less and less popular nowadays. Some experts say the era of passwords is over. Aside from the fact that people find it hard to manage and remember their passwords, there is also the problem of security. In the current complex IT environment, passwords are no longer enough to protect our online data.  […]


Common Issues with Passwords as a means of Authentication

Though the creation of the passwords was originally intended to protect online data, in today’s IT environment, passwords are considered one of the weakest links in security. The era of passwords is about to end. In fact, most cyberattacks across the web stem from compromised passwords. It’s about time we acknowledge the major failings of […]


Why are MultiFactor Authentication Solutions Good For Verification Purpose

With the IT environment getting more and more complicated, the traditional authentication method using only passwords is no longer secure. A study revealed that there are 8.2 million passwords stolen every day, meanwhile about 95 passwords stolen per second. Passwords have become our greatest weakness. Although we have relied on passwords for our security and […]


3 Ways to Create Strong Passwords That You Can Remember

Every time a data breach happens, we mull over the susceptibility of the internet and consider changing our passwords. However, considering the time and mental energy needed to do a complete overhaul of all our account logins, at the end of the day, we still use our favorite passwords and tell ourselves “I won’t be […]


Common Password Security Issues and How SSO Services Provider Can Help

When we hear about login security options, there is no way single sign-on won’t be mentioned. SSO service providers improve security and user experience by managing access to multiple related but independent software systems. It is accomplished by storing login credentials on a separate database. On the user’s next login, the database will intercept the […]


What Can You Do About Computer Hackers

Anyone who has access to the internet is at risk to hackers. Your business especially, is easy prey in the eyes of attackers. Hackers are unauthorized users who break into computer systems to access information. While some hackers are motivated by curiosity or do it for the sheer thrill of bypassing large security systems, most […]


Is a Secure Login Manager the Best Way to Protect Your Business Online?

Every 14 seconds, a business falls victim to a ransomware attack. While big businesses are often the target of massive data breaches, the risks for smaller businesses are higher as they have minimal security infrastructure, which makes them easy prey for attackers.  According to Verizon Data, in 2017, 61 percent of data breach victims were […]


Why Hackers Love Passwords

Moving On from Passwords? Passwords. They’re a hacker’s favorite thing. Not only are they easy to steal and crack, but many people practice poor password management. Because of this, password theft and abuse are ever rising. From short, simple words to long strings of letters, numbers, and symbols, passwords just aren’t enough to keep your […]

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