Protect yourself, protect your organization, protect your Active Directory With everyone working at home and IT policies under scrutiny as cyberattacks are on the rise, how do you ensure your Active Directory is secure? Time to do an audit to find out! Remote working is key to keeping organizations functional but it can also be..
Definition of Strong: “powerful and difficult to resist or defeat” Definition of Secure: “certain to remain safe and unthreatened” With October being the National CyberSecurity Awareness month, there are many IT Security recommendations on how to stay safe online, to protect what you connect, and to lock down your login. One of the key..
COVID-19 has changed the way we work in 2020 and for the foreseeable future. Working from home is now the new normal and many organizations took advantage of free trials and special offers to secure their workforce as a quick fix at the beginning of the global pandemic. Although, on reflection now, were those deals..
Are you aware of the implications that a ‘phishing attack’ can cause you as an individual as well as your business? Phishing attacks are one of the most common and prevalent attacks that both individuals and companies can suffer from with it leading to identity and password theft. Dating back to the 1990s, phishing attacks..
Awards season is officially upon us, with the Grammys, Baftas, Oscars, Academy Awards, and others already underway, set to bring excitement to the daily coffee break chats in offices across the world. Here at Authlogics, we love the awards season. Yes, there are movie buffs amongst us, but what causes more excitement in our office..
It’s that time of year again, with 2019 behind us, and 2020 stretching far ahead. What’s to come this year is the question that most businesses will be pondering in January. We’ve made some cybersecurity predictions for 2020 and have considered: What do we need to prepare for? What has the potential to catch us..
Oh, data breaches. With every passing day there is another story in the tech news, and often even mainstream news, bringing to light a breach that exposed the personal data of thousands, if not millions of users, as well as the vulnerability of the organisations that should have been keeping it safe. If daily sounds..
Authlogics reveals that the recent Collection#1 password breach is just the tip of a 7.7 billion record iceberg
Yesterday was another big news day for the password security world as yet another sizable dump of username and passwords has been found on the web. Troy Hunt provides a well thought through post where he talks about his findings from the dump dubbed “Collection #1” containing as many as 773 million emails and password records,..
There is a roaring trade in paper password notebooks. A quick look on Amazon and you will find passwords journals, passwords keepers, Internet address and password log book and even and I Love My Password! book, amongst many others. Seemingly, these go against everything we are told by security professionals. Passwords are secrets and as..
A new online advertisement from Barclays demonstrates just how easy it can be for a fraudster to call a customer and get them to divulge their security information. I defy a customer of any bank to watch this video and not think twice the next time they receive a call from someone claiming to be..