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Since their invention in the 1960s, passwords have been one of the main methods of authentication. However, with new technologies and trends, things are changing. Though it is an emerging method, passwordless authentication has gained popularity among many companies as of late. Many businesses now understand the importance of this method of authentication and are implementing it. Businesses can provide their customers with improved user experience by eliminating passwords to authenticate logins. With this type…

In this era, every astute business owner knows how indispensable digital tools are for managing systems effectively. Technology is changing companies, and online credential management solutions streamline issues like managing credentials. Corporations and small businesses alike must consistently create or revoke the credentials of customers and employees. Because processes and policies constantly evolve, companies need reliable, efficient credential management tools to succeed. What Are Credentials? Before going any further, let’s start with some basic definitions.…

The holiday season in December is typically known for bringing with it lovely gifts, and in the past, this was especially true for hackers. With understaffed departments, employees distracted by end of year deadlines and a generally relaxed atmosphere, hackers would gain their biggest catches. Now, that smorgasbord of stolen data has extended to the entire year. One of the best year-round gifts that companies can offer a hacker is weak passwords. What Exactly is…

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for approximately two years now. However, there are many confusing areas of the regulation. One of those confusion areas lies with the use of passwords and the development of a GDPR-compliant password policy. In this article, we’ll discuss what GDPR is and how compliance works. We’ll also highlight the importance of aligning your password policy with GDPR. What Exactly is GDPR GDPR is a regulation…

You may feel like password cracking is something that only serious hackers do while they sit in the dark stealing millions of dollars, secret information, and exposing hypocrites. But this is not always the case. Your competitors could learn how to crack passwords, and they could steal your information. You need to know how the process works, how to protect yourself, and what to do to help your business protect sensitive information. What Is Password…

The most popular form of security measures available is the use of passwords. However, this security measure is also the most vulnerable. With cybercrimes on the rise, even the use of passwords that may seem hard to decode isn’t enough in many cases. These criminals are becoming savvier in their cybersecurity attacks. Because of this, business owners and security experts are strategizing more ways to make it harder for unauthorized individuals to enter their network.…

Technology has become a significant part of our lives, as we use it not only in our day-to-day activities but also in organizations. With more organizations depending on technology to store financial transactions, private communications, and other important information, the security risks have significantly increased. This is why administrators should encourage employers to create strong passwords as a frontline defense for hackers. System administrators also play a critical role in educating users on the importance…

Password managers offer both pros and cons. The benefits include the creation of complex, random and lengthy passwords, auto-logons and the ability to work with multiple devices. Unfortunately, most password managers are difficult to set-up, will not work with all websites and trigger unexplainable crashes. Furthermore, they do not support all devices and browsers. Setting Up Passwords Correctly A password is a string of letters, numbers and symbols used for authentication. Currently, passwords are one…