Automate Password Policy & NIST Password Guidelines

Enable automated password policy enforcement with daily password auditing and customizable remediation. With compromised password detection, custom password dictionary, fuzzy matching with common character substitutions, and continuous ongoing monitoring; enterprises can easily adopt NIST password requirements and eliminate vulnerable passwords in Active Directory. Organizations can adopt NIST password guidelines to screen for weak, commonly-used, expected, and compromised passwords. Then they …

HIPAA & Passwords: https://www.enzoic.com/hipaa-password/

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 the guidelines in their data protection strategies.  What Organizations are …

pwned password + password reuse = the perfect storm

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 passwords, or passwords that have been previously exposed in data …

The High Cost of 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, we’re now being told they may not be necessary. Password …

Digital Identity in 2020

Rethinking Your Digital Identity in 2020

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 anyone seeking to take advantage of that weakened security.” Positioning …

7 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020: https://www.enzoic.com/7-cybersecurity-predictions-for-2020/

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 breaches and attacks continuing at a relentless pace. From deep …

HITRUST & Password Policy: https://www.enzoic.com/hitrust-password/

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 private sectors, to develop common risk and compliance management frameworks, …

Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2020: https://www.enzoic.com/cybersecurity-trends-2020/

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 cybersecurity trends are important ones to watch. #1: Automation for …

Small Business Cyberattacks

Tips to Protect Your Small Business From Cyberattacks in 2020

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 report titled Small Business Cyber Risk, 47% of small businesses …