Password Breaches at World’s Top Ten Universities Reaches Almost 200k with Oxford Beating Cambridge with 47 Breaches Versus 18,724 As students prepare for the new academic year, new research from Authlogics indicates that the world’s top ten universities still have a lot to learn when it comes to protecting themselves from data breaches caused by..
When I first started Authlogics there were many ambitions I had for the company, of which consigning passwords to the history books was front and centre. Becoming a billionaire wasn’t necessarily part of the plan, but today that is what I have become, albeit a breach billionaire. Whilst my status may not open as many..
New Research from Authlogics Password Breach Database Reveals 187,648 Email Addresses Were Known to be Recently Password Breached. In May 2022, Authlogics researched the top ten universities, as recognised by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, to discover the extent to which password-protected email accounts had been compromised. The university with the lowest number of..
Many business leaders have had a rough ride over the past two years. However, the corporate world can be an unforgiving environment, global pandemic or not. We live and work in an increasingly litigious world and any indication of wrongdoing or malpractice (intentional or otherwise), runs the risk of costly and consuming legal action. Such..
If You Do One Thing on World Password Day, Find Out How Many of Your Passwords are Being Shared Around the World
World Password Day is often used as an opportunity to talk about the need to move away from passwords, however, the reality is that they are part of our daily professional and personal lives and will remain so for some time. With this in mind, Kamber Devjianie of Authlogics offers one practical step that every..
False negatives from online password breach tools could be giving your organisation misplaced confidence, regarding its cyber security status. Right now, your data and documents could be exposed and being exploited despite your best intentions and being given the green light. There is no sign of threat posed by breached passwords abating, despite advances..
The gas and oil industry’s uniquely political roles mean that the repercussions of a security breach can be more than just financial. Access management and authentication processes are a necessity in any modern enterprise in almost every industry on Earth. The information held within a corporate network is valuable enough that nefarious actors will continue..
2021 started with a bang, just the first 6 months saw some of the largest and most harmful cyberattacks ever witnessed, such as SolarWinds and the attack on the Colonial Pipeline. These gave us a small taste of how the rest of the year would go, as attackers continued to attack vulnerable organisations and introduce..
The biggest risk to retailers and consumers on Black Friday / Cyber Monday? Breached and insecure passwords
Authlogics research suggests thousands of breached passwords at our largest retailers leaves them vulnerable. You might be forgiven for making the assumption that our biggest retailers and their customers were facing a more obvious type of threat during Black Friday and Cyber Monday (the hugely popular consumer discount holidays, imported from the US) such as:..
Why consumer accounts need to consider their password security management just as much as enterprises
Consumers are as vulnerable as any enterprise to fraudulent activity – and preventing consumer security incidents can also benefit the enterprise Much progress has been made in recent years by the security industry of the importance of protecting corporate accounts, and rightly so. Data breaches, which have become increasingly endemic over the course of..