One in Every 142 Passwords is ‘123456’, New Research Shows

One in Every 142 Passwords is ‘123456’, New Research Shows

“123456” is the most widely used password on breached accounts, according to a recent password re-use study c by computer engineering students at Cyprus University. Last month, student Ata Hakçıl analyzed more ...
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What New Cybersecurity Legislation Doesn’t Include

Cybersecurity legislation needs to include ways to improve IT hygiene and visibility, the collective root of the cybersecurity problem Cybersecurity challenges aren’t slowing down. Government websites have been hacked and kicked offline ...
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Good Cyber Hygiene Is Critical for Remote Workforces

When it comes to public health, good hygiene is paramount in avoiding infection. For companies looking to prevent cyber attacks, the same logic applies. According to a report by Accenture, the average ...
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Businesses Underestimate COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

COVID-19 has been impacting the world for at least five months, and cybercriminals have not let up in their attempts to manipulate the crisis for their own gain. For example, in the ...
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66 Percent of Consumers Recycle Their Account Passwords. Do You?

66 Percent of Consumers Recycle Their Account Passwords. Do You?

As the world becomes more digitally bound and workers adapt to new business models, our cyber habits should improve considerably. Unfortunately, this hasn’t been the case. The 2020 LastPass ‘Psychology of Passwords’ ...

Are We Giving Up Our Privacy?

Every so often a tool takes off that suddenly everyone is using to communicate—one day it’s Google Hangouts, the next it’s Slack. Right now, that tool is Zoom, even though Skype and ...
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For Coronavirus, Take Care of Personal and Cyber Hygiene

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is continuing to impact the globe in an unprecedented fashion, shutting down schools, cities and even entire countries. The novelty of this situation is spreading fear and uncertainty worldwide, ...
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Eight ways to improve cyber-hygiene in the enterprise

Good hygiene keeps you safe and healthy, as well as others around you. It’s the same with cyber-hygiene – the sets of practices that organizations are increasingly adopting in a structured way ...

10 Tenets for Cyber Resilience in a Digital World

Companies are facing increased and complex cybersecurity challenges in today’s interconnected digital economy. The cyber threats have become more sophisticated and may harm a company via innovative new forms of malware, through ...
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Cyber Hygiene: Boosting Your Security Posture

It has been two years since Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the financial records of more than 147 million people, and the news continues to dominate the headlines. After two ...
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