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Passwords stories - Page 2

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From data breaches to account compromise: how hackers use data leaks to hijack accounts
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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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
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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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
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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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'
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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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
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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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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passwords
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retail
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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cybersecurity
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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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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.
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Kaspersky adds 2FA to Password Manager, enhances document security
Thu, 17th Aug 2023
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mfa
Kaspersky enhances its Password Manager with new features, including storing unique 2FA keys and support for Opera browsers.
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Three reasons why your smartphone needs security protection
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
Research on Digital Payments revealed that Android smartphone is the most used device for online financial transactions in the region.
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Are passwords becoming obsolete? New research finds out
Wed, 16th Aug 2023
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Over half of business hall attendees at the 2023 BlackHat USA Conference believe passwordless is viable, says Delinea survey.
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AI listening in - researchers uncover new security threat
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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ai
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A new University study has revealed that artificial intelligence can identify passwords by sound of keys being pressed with more than 90% accuracy.
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GitHub launches beta passwordless authentication
Fri, 14th Jul 2023
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cybersecurity
Opting in lets GitHub users upgrade security keys to passkeys, and use those in place of both passwords and 2FA methods.
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HashiCorp acquires BluBracket to expand its secrets management capabilities
Fri, 30th Jun 2023
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it infrastructure
With this acquisition, HashiCorp is expanding its product portfolio to enable customers to discover and manage their entire secret inventory.
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3/4 at risk of being hacked due to poor password practice
Wed, 28th Jun 2023
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Keeper Password Management Report indicates poor password practices could largely be due to feeling overwhelmed by cybersecurity.
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High-Profile Attacks Improve Cyber Hygiene—But Not Enough
Mon, 19th Jun 2023
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87% of Australian workers have improved their cyber hygiene, but threats remain, with fake logistics companies the most common source of scams.
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Keeper Security recognised by GigaOm for leadership in password management
Fri, 9th Jun 2023
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Keeper Security has been named the Overall Leader in GigaOm's 2023 Radar Report for Password Management, for the second consecutive year.
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Mitigating AI security risks with phishing-resistant MFA
Thu, 8th Jun 2023
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ai security
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It's undeniable that AI brings many benefits to our daily lives, but nothing prevents bad actors from leveraging AI for malicious purposes.
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Keeper Security enhances access security with support for passkeys
Tue, 6th Jun 2023
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retail
Keeper Security announces support for passkeys, a passwordless authentication method, on its platform, making logins more secure and seamless.
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The FIDO Alliance releases UX guidelines all about passkeys
Fri, 2nd Jun 2023
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service provider
The FIDO Alliance has released new user experience (UX) guidelines to help accelerate deployment and adoption of passkeys.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Okta
Fri, 26th May 2023
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Okta reveals new research on customer identity trends, highlighting the increasing demand for data control. #EmergingTech #CustomerIdentity.
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Keeper Security launches password rotation to enhance PAM
Thu, 25th May 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Keeper Security, a provider of zero-trust cybersecurity software, has launched password rotation for secure credential management.
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Take the Password Pledge and secure the digital you
Thu, 25th May 2023
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cybersecurity
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online safety
The livelihood of our digital lives is fostered by good online hygiene, which begins with proper password management.