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Blocking Basic Dictionary Words is not Enough

For many organizations, password security comes down to simply implementing blocks on basic dictionary words from being used in the creation of a user’s password. This is not an effective way to secure passwords and may in fact make the creation of a secure password more difficult. There are many ways to improve password security that go beyond blocking dictionary …

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A Benchmark for Your Unsafe Passwords

News and warnings about data breaches and leaks abound at the moment, emphasizing the need for increased cybersecurity regardless of the industry. Microsoft’s Active Directory is often the perfect target for bad actors seeking to abuse compromised credentials. Despite the frequency of compromised credentials being the cause of data breaches, most organizations do not know whether their users’ passwords are safe. …

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Old vs. New Methods for Employee Password Hardening

Employee password hardening: Do not just mitigate bad passwords. Eliminate weak and compromised passwords. Threats to password-based authentication can overwhelm organizations. Because passwords are still the most common way for users to access their account, they invite abuses from bad actors. It is made worse by the security negligence of employees.  But hardening employee passwords can be difficult without introducing significant …

Financial Services: Protecting Employee Passwords

Protecting Employee Passwords in the Financial Services Industry

One of the most common threat vectors plaguing financial services institutions is the employee password. How can financial services institutions can better protect employee passwords? Banks, credit unions, investment companies, and other financial services organizations are facing an ever-growing threat from cybercriminals. In 2019, we have seen many high-profile data breaches hit financial organizations, resulting in financial repercussions and damaged …