Keizer Cybersecurity

The City of Keizer Enhances Cybersecurity by Eliminating Compromised Passwords

The City of Keizer is a beautiful community in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. The city offers an ideal environment, delivering a range of services to citizens, from parks and public works to police protection. However, even from its earliest days, there have been hazards to overcome. As a settlement in the 1800s, floods forced the community to rebuild on …

westmark

How Enzoic is helping West-Mark comply with NIST Password Guidelines

West-Mark is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of trucks and trailers based in the western United States. Their high-quality manufacturing process helped them become an essential supplier for the US Department of Defense and the United States military. However, being in this part of the nation’s supply chain makes West-Mark a potential target for cybercriminals. To manage the risk, West-Mark …

SMB

One Size Does Not Fit All

How Small and Mid-Sized Businesses are Faring in the Cybersecurity Landscape When threat actors are on the prowl for lucrative plans, they search for many types of data. Some focus on bank details or credit card numbers, while others zero in on medical information or other personal details. But according to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), credentials—typically pairs …

password security

The Latest Password Security Methods

Password authentication isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. It’s part of our culture, users and employees are accustomed to it, and many systems depend on the “what you know” layer. Newer technologies like biometrics might work in certain situations, but they won’t replace passwords altogether anytime soon. In our series on password security, we’ve talked about some worrying trends, the myths …

patient portals

Locking Down Patient Portals

Five Defensive Solutions Healthcare Organizations Can Take Right Now The pandemic has affected every aspect of society, but the healthcare industry has been at the center of the changes. Telehealth services and patient portals became more important overnight, as patients needed to access information without visiting a physical location. But as healthcare expands to be a hybrid of in-person and …

IoT

Addressing Authentication Issues Within IoT

Staying Safe, While Staying Connected As more organizations enter the digital landscape of the Internet of Things (IoT), there are parallel increases in the number and frequencies of cyberattacks. IoT has a great capacity for beneficial technological impact across all industries, but unless organizations can embrace better cybersecurity, they are all under massive risk of attack. Make no mistake: threat …

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Healthcare Industry: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities and How to Treat Them

A Portal to Danger With the pandemic in 2020, it’s safe to say that healthcare changed forever. While many hospitals and care facilities had previously been distant to overhaul their telehealth services, the need for locked-down health facilities quickly shifted priorities. Patient portals rapidly became more common as they serve as a way for patients to communicate with providers, receive …