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As AI becomes more advanced, it’s important to consider all the ways AI can be used maliciously by cybercriminals, especially when it comes to cracking passwords. While AI password-cracking techniques...

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Without a password manager, it’s difficult for IT administrators to have visibility and control over employee password practices. This gap places organizations at a greater risk of suffering password-related cyber attacks which can lead to a devastating data breach.  Keeper Password Manager helps IT teams gain complete visibility and control over employee passwords while providing

Password Manager for IT Teams

Ciphertext refers to data that is encrypted and unreadable. The only way to read encrypted data is by decrypting it using an encryption key. Since ciphertext can’t be read without providing the encryption key, it’s the best way to protect your sensitive data from prying eyes and unauthorized access.  Continue reading to learn more about

What Is Ciphertext?

Brute force attacks are one of the most common methods used by cybercriminals to steal credentials from organizations. To prevent brute force attacks, organizations need to enforce the use of strong and unique passwords, invest in a business password manager, require employees to enable MFA, monitor and limit login attempts, implement passwordless authentication and delete

How To Prevent Brute Force Attacks

Keeper Security is pleased to announce that passphrases are now supported in the Keeper Vault. Passphrases provide a highly secure yet easy-to-remember approach to logins for all users, and can be both generated and stored with Keeper. Keeper’s passphrase generator is a new option within its existing password generator. Users and admins will have the

Keeper® Simplifies Logins With a Passphrase Generator 

Organizations need to prevent privilege escalation attacks to protect their sensitive data from unauthorized access. To prevent privilege escalation attacks, organizations should implement least privilege access, follow password security best practices, enforce Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), keep software up to date, monitor network traffic and regularly run penetration tests. Continue reading to learn more about privilege

Six Ways To Prevent Privilege Escalation Attacks

Your digital footprint is the trail of data you leave behind online. It’s important to have a positive digital footprint to maintain your relationships, help you in all your personal and professional endeavors, and keep cybercriminals at bay. To create a positive digital footprint, you need to remove any negative posts, post positive content, think

How To Create a Positive Digital Footprint

Some of the challenges when adopting DevOps security, also known as DevSecOps, are placing too much focus on tools rather than processes, cultural resistance, weak access controls and poor secrets management. While implementing DevOps security comes with its challenges, there are several best practices organizations can follow to make its implementation as effective and seamless

DevOps Security Challenges and Best Practices

The zero trust maturity model is a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) initiative to help achieve a modern approach of zero trust through the implementation of five pillars with cross-cutting capabilities. The five pillars of zero-trust security are identity, device, network, application and workload and data. Each of these pillars needs to be assessed

What Are the Five Pillars of Zero-Trust Security?

The security concept known as “Privilege Creep” occurs when an individual accumulates access rights over time, retaining entry to systems and data beyond the completion of a specific task or the need for such access. This gradual accumulation of unnecessary privileges within an organization not only complicates the management of access rights but also magnifies

Keeper Protects From Stolen Credentials With Secure Time-Limited Access

While trust plays an important role in access management, not all types of trust are created equal. When it comes to access management, there are two types of trust to pay close attention to, implicit trust and explicit trust.  Let’s go over what these types of trust are in access management and how they differentiate

Implicit Trust vs Explicit Trust in Access Management

Privileged Access Management (PAM) protects an organization’s most critical systems and accounts from unauthorized access, making it important to have a good PAM strategy in place. Some of the best practices to develop a good PAM strategy include implementing least privilege access, monitoring privileged accounts, adopting password security best practices, requiring multi-factor authentication and auditing

Seven Best Practices for Privileged Access Management

An attack vector, also known as a threat vector, is a way for cybercriminals to gain access to an organization’s network or system. Some common types of attack vectors that organizations need to defend against include weak and compromised credentials, social engineering attacks, insider threats, unpatched software, lack of encryption and misconfigurations. Organizations must identify

Eight Common Attack Vectors Organizations Need To Be Aware Of

The best way to securely manage database access for remote users is by using a Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution. PAM solutions provide full visibility and control over database access to prevent privilege misuse, reducing the likelihood of an insider threat harming your organization. Typically, organizations rely on VPNs to secure remote database access, but

How To Securely Manage Database Access for Remote Users

Spoofing attacks are a common cyber attack that tricks people into revealing their login credentials by pretending to be a legitimate business website. Password managers, like Keeper Password Manager, have an autofill feature that can help protect against this type of attack. If you land on a spoofed website, Keeper’s autofill feature, KeeperFill®, will not

How KeeperFill Protects You From Spoofing Attacks

You should use a password manager in 2024 because a password manager protects your login credentials and keeps your online data safe. Password managers do more than just protect and store passwords; they also store your passkeys, generate new, strong passwords, and let you store and securely share important documents such as medical records, identification

Why You Should Use a Password Manager in 2024

While VPNs may protect you from some types of cyber attacks launched by hackers, they don’t protect you from all of them. For example, VPNs may protect you from Man-in-the-Middle (MITM) attacks, remote hacking, Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks and session hijacking, but VPNs will not protect you from hackers who steal encryption keys, or from

Does a VPN Protect You From Hackers?

A browser hijacker is a type of malware that infects an internet browser. When your Internet browser becomes infected, it’s done without your knowledge or consent so you may not even notice it’s there until it’s too late. Typically, browser hijackers are used by cybercriminals to redirect users to malicious websites for financial gain, but

What Is a Browser Hijacker?

Secrets are non-human privileged credentials used by systems and applications to access services and IT resources containing highly sensitive information. One of the most common types of secrets organizations use is called an SSH key. Although SSH keys are secure from certain cyber attacks, they can be compromised due to secret sprawl and mismanagement. To

How To Manage SSH Keys

Cyber attacks at government organizations are prevalent in 2024, as the government continues to be one of the most targeted sectors. Research by IT Governance has found that in January alone there have been 183 incidents in the public sector, including both ransomware attacks and data breaches. Cybercriminals target government agencies because they store valuable

Public Sector Breach Alert: Q1 2024 

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