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Keeper Security introduces dark mode for Android users
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Keeper Security now offers a tailored user experience with a dark mode option for its Android platform.
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Enzoic predicts cybersecurity trends & threats for 2024
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Enzoic CTO, Mike Wilson, forecasts key 2024 cybersecurity trends, underscoring API attacks and automation needs.
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Rising cybersecurity threats push shift from passwords to passkeys
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As cyber threats intensify, passkeys are replacing passwords as the prime defence against phishing attacks, says Yubico.
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Rising cybersecurity threats prompt shift from traditional password methods
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Rising cybersecurity threats prompt a shift from traditional, vulnerable password methods to phishing-resistant authentication solutions.
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Festive season online shopping spurs rise in luxury brand phishing scams
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Cyber threats are on the rise this holiday season, warns Check Point Research, with a 13% increase in malicious files related to online orders and deliveries.
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ExpressVPN unveils Keys, its new password manager in security toolkit expansion
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ExpressVPN branches into wider security tools, unveiling its new password manager, Keys, for a safer and more secure online experience.
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Insecure password practices pose risk to Australian businesses, CyberArk report shows
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Substandard password security controls in Australia heighten risk of cyberattacks, reveals data from CyberArk.
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Zero Trust security goes mainstream, reveals Okta's 2023 report
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it infrastructure
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identity
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Zero Trust security has now become mainstream, with 61% of organizations adopting the contemporary framework, according to the latest report by Okta.
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Hands-on Review: Norton Password Manager
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Norton Password Manager combines convenience and security in a free package, offering advanced features and seamless usability.
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How stronger endpoint control protects systems and data
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cybersecurity
The adoption of EPM to protect an organisation's endpoints is rising in importance as a crucial cyber security defence.
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Securing festive shopping: Tips to avoid online scams and protect personal data
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apple
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As online festive shopping skyrockets, concerns about personal cyber security have deepened. Avoid becoming a victim of scams with these top tips.
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Intercede unveils secure FIDO authentication solution with Yubico collaboration
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cloud services
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operating systems
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telecommunications
Intercede has introduced a secure FIDO authentication solution in partnership with tech firm Yubico, a move set to revolutionise business log-ins.
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Norton boosts security and privacy with new enhancements
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A new private email feature in Norton AntiTrack changes email addresses and removes hidden trackers to bolster online privacy.
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Boomers have better cybersecurity habits than millennials and Gen Z
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Millennials are twice as likely to reuse their passwords, leaving them vulnerable to account breaches during a busy festive shopping season.
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Thales brings passwordless fingerprint authentication to the enterprise
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The new SafeNet IDPrime FIDO Bio Smart Card offers an easy, secure, and quick way for users to access applications with just their fingerprint.
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From data breaches to account compromise: how hackers use data leaks to hijack accounts
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No matter how strong the password is, an attacker with access to the database could use the credentials right away.
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Passwords dominate despite rise in alternative authentication methods
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apple
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Despite growing popularity of passwordless methods, traditional username-password combo remains dominant, according to Keeper Security.
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1/3 employees believe their actions don’t impact security
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Top-down, one-size-fits-all enterprise cybersecurity ignores the unique risks that accompany geography, age, gender, and role.
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Gen Z dismissive of online security: Findings from the annual 'Oh Behave Report'
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cybersecurity
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New report reveals alarming trends in Gen Z's attitudes towards online security, as well as increased cybersecurity concerns and adoption of measures.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from LastPass with Katherine Rojas
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TechDay's 10-Minute IT Jams: Katherine Rojas, Partner Sales Director at LastPass, discusses their password and identity management solutions.
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BeyondTrust adds new capability to Password Safe solution
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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project management
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enterprise
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passwords
BeyondTrust announces Workforce Passwords, a new capability to securely store and manage business application passwords.
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Younger generations less likely to change their passwords
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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hacking
Generation Z and Millennials in Australia and Canada less likely to change passwords, says study. Americans want companies to pay ransom.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from FIDO Alliance
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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passwords
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security keys
FIDO Alliance's Executive Director & CMO, Andrew Shikhiar, discusses the association's mission to reduce reliance on passwords in APAC.
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Keeper Security extends passkey management support
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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Keeper Security, the provider of cloud-based zero-trust cybersecurity software, has announced expanded support for passkey management on desktop browsers.