HIPAA & Employee Password Policies

HIPAA & Employee Password Policies

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) describes how organizations must keep protected health information (PHI) secure. So how exactly are employee passwords supposed to be handled in light of HIPAA? It’s important to understand how HIPAA handles the topic of passwords in order for organizations to properly implement ... Read More
Michael Green, CEO, Enzoic

Pwned Passwords: The Epicenter of Your Cybersecurity Storm

New cybersecurity threats are continuously emerging in light of our increasingly connected world, AI, 5G, and other enterprise trends. In this ever-changing landscape, there is one constant: passwords remain the primary authentication method for accessing corporate systems and applications—and employees are notorious for utilizing pwned passwords. The use of pwned ... Read More
How much are password expiration policies costing your organization?  It is likely a lot more than you think.  The lost productivity on average per employee is estimated at $420 per year.  For 1000 employees, that is $420,000 per year.  https://www.enzoic.com/cost-password-expiration-policies/

The High Cost of Password Expiration Policies

For many cybersecurity professionals, one of the more surprising ideas to come out of 2019 is the recommendation to drop forced password expiration policies. Forced password expiration policies have been around for many years now and are a widespread element of cybersecurity frameworks within organizations across the world over. However, ... Read More
Josh Horwitz, COO, Enzoic

Rethinking Your Digital Identity in 2020

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Digital identity and digital privacy, while always a hot topic, has been particularly newsworthy lately with Facebook refusing to create a backdoor for law enforcement to gain access to its encrypted messaging products. According to the company, “People’s private messages would be less secure and the real winners would be ... Read More

7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

2020 will be another interesting year for Cybersecurity, here are our predictions as we kick off a new year. We have entered a new decade with many innovations expected to come to fruition. However, when it comes to cybersecurity, the challenges encountered in the 2010s will remain, with high profile ... Read More

HITRUST & PASSWORDS: 7 Important Password Policies for HITRUST

Our recommended healthcare password policies that complement and support HITRUST. Since its founding in 2007, HITRUST (Health Information Trust Alliance) champions programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for global organizations across all industries. HITRUST works with privacy, information security, and risk management leaders from the public and ... Read More
Michael Green, CEO, Enzoic

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2020

Cybersecurity and infosec are constantly evolving. Today, organizations are doing everything in their power to harden their defenses, protect their internal networks, and secure data from increasing internal and external threats. The need to be ahead of bad actors causes new cybersecurity trends to emerge every year. The following 2020 ... Read More
Employee Password Security for Healthcare Providers

Employee Password Security for Healthcare Providers

Employee password security is a significant issue for healthcare providers. How can hospitals and other healthcare providers tackle password security concerns? The healthcare industry sector is increasingly the target of cybercriminals. As more providers move internal systems online, leverage connected medical devices, and host medical records on patient portals; they ... Read More

Tips to Protect Your Small Business From Cyberattacks in 2020

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There’s a dangerous misconception that cyberattacks only affect large organizations. The majority (66%) of business leaders at small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t believe they will fall victim to a cyberattack, according to Keeper Security’s 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study. Small businesses are prime targets for cyberattacks. According to Hiscox’s 2018 ... Read More
The Top 15 Worst Passwords of 2019

The Top 15 Worst Passwords of 2019

Passwords. What makes them bad? It is not just the words in a password. It is how they are used, what context they are used in, if they have been exposed online, and other factors. admin (or admin with only a few extra characters like admin1, admin!, adminX) password2019 (and ... Read More