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Cybersecurity is no longer a battle of equality, but a fray of wit. With cyberattacks happening to big and small businesses alike, now more than ever every organization needs to have cybersecurity tools in place. Digital security tools are essential as they increase productivity and boost protection within your business. These tools also boost customer confidence. Let’s immerse ourselves into the intricacies of cybersecurity. What Is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity is the practices and measures to secure…

We live in a technological era where every piece of information is available to us on the go. Mobile devices have made data sharing smooth and access to a wide range of data much more relaxed. Technology continues to advance with innovations arising to make communication more straightforward and convenient. The mobility of information access and communication has proven that we need our mobile devices to accomplish daily tasks. Accessories such as mobile phones, laptops,…

According to a research by GSMA real-time intelligence data, 67.11% of the entire world populace possesses mobile devices. Back in the year 2017, the percentage stood at 53%. This shows a significant increase in mobile device users. There is an estimation that by the end of 2020, the number of smartphone users will be more than 6 billion. Because of this, how confident are you of your mobile device security? What is Mobile Device Security?…

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.…

We’ve seen the “hacking” scene that’s so popular in action movies: a hacker open their laptop and start frantically typing a random string of numbers and letters. Windows with green text flash across the screen. After a few minutes, the hacker says “I’m in!” Password cracked. To commit a crime like this in real life, the audience thinks, surely you’d have to some kind of Bill Gates-esque computer genius. But in fact, websites and databases…

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…