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Alabama Fans Have Most Commonly Stolen Sports Password

by Staff, Saturday Down South Your heart might be yelling “Roll Tide!”, but your password shouldn’t be. Take a closer look at how even passwords that seem unique because they’re based on things a person is passionate about are actually far too common – and see why that spells disaster for companies trying to keep […]

Top Tips to Stay Secure While Working Remotely

by Kevin Lancaster, Information Security Buzz Remote work is the new normal, and while staffers may love the comfort and convenience of logging in from the living room, IT staffers aren’t loving the potential pitfalls that come with a remote workforce. Learn more about how to adjust cybersecurity plans to account for the increased risk […]

Stop using your name as your online password, George

by Matt Binder, Mashable In honor of World Password Day, take a look at some of the worst choices that users can make when constructing a password based on ID Agent’s analysis of over 2 billion passwords. See the worst offenders from sports, pop culture, and more fields. Plus, gain insight into some of the […]

May 05, 2020

The Fed, SBA Fight Off Scams & A Breach While Processing Emergency Loans

by Roy Urrico, Credit Union Times Federal agencies have been fighting off a blizzard of cyberattacks including a huge increase in phishing. Add in a major breach at SBA, and the federal cybersecurity landscape has been rocky. Mistakes in updates and other routine maintenance errors have compounded these issues. How can these mistakes effect your […]

April 22, 2020

ID Agent Aims to Protect a Suddenly Remote Workforce

As companies have rapidly transitioned to supporting a remote workforce, adding a secure identity and access management solution like Passly helps reduce the possibility of a cyberattack. See how Passly is the ideal single tool to serve many purposes with single sign-on Launchpads for every user, crucial multifactor authentication, and easy remote access management.  Learn more about why securing […]

April 09, 2020

Mitigating the Threat

Staff, Professional Security Magazine Online In today’s unsettled world, we can expect all kinds of cyberattacks to be on the rise. Cybercriminals have the ability, means, motive, and opportunity to carry out new cyberattacks on a massive scale, and they’ve already started maximizing the opportunities that a chaotic business landscape has created for them in […]

April 03, 2020

Monitoring And Preparing For Emerging Coronavirus-Related Cyber Security Threats

by Esther Shein, Cybersecurity Hub In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), companies making the sudden shift to remote work are finding out that it creates new security threats, and they aren’t as prepared to go fully remote as they should be. The looser grip on IT security that many companies are seeing from the […]

March 31, 2020

How Smart City Tech is Being Used to Control the Coronavirus Outbreak

by Veronica Combs, Tech Republic  Smart technology is changing the way that government agencies can find people to inform them of an emergency or health risk in their current physical location. Singapore and South Korea have successfully used this feature to pinpoint citizens and warn them of potential exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19) as they seek to stop […]