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GoDaddy Breach Happens in an Environment of Severe “Breach Fatigue”

GoDaddy Breach Happens in an Environment of Severe “Breach Fatigue”

The holiday season may be in full swing, but cybercriminals don’t take holidays. In fact, during major holidays, they frequently take advantage of thinner staffing levels and distracted employees to up their ante. We can expect the breaches, ransomware, and other cyber hits to keep coming, and possibly even increase […]

Robinhood Breach Compromises 7 Million User: What to Do If You’re a Customer

Robinhood Breach Compromises 7 Million User: What to Do If You’re a Customer

Trading platform Robinhood has suffered a breach compromising the personal information of about 7 million customers. In an official blog post, Robinhood said that the incident took place on November 3, when a cybercriminal “socially engineered a customer support representative by phone” to gain access to the company’s customer support […]

Cyber Scams That Target Veterans and How to Avoid Them

Cyber Scams That Target Veterans and How to Avoid Them

Active duty service members, veterans, and their families are disproportionately targeted by cybercrime. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the military and veteran community lost over $420.5 million to online scams between 2016 and 2020, a figure that was 44% higher than the civilian population. Most cybercrimes targeting veterans […]

5 Tips for Retailers to Prevent Holiday Season Cyberattacks

5 Tips for Retailers to Prevent Holiday Season Cyberattacks

The 2021 holiday shopping season is upon us, and the National Retail Federation (NRF) expects sales to rise by 8.5% to 10.5%, an all-time high. However, retailers are also facing serious challenges, including labor shortages, global supply chain disruptions, and cybersecurity concerns. In a recent survey by the NRF, 76% […]

Password Security Can Help Government Agencies Comply with Federal Zero-Trust Mandates

Password Security Can Help Government Agencies Comply with Federal Zero-Trust Mandates

The White House Executive Order on cybersecurity and the push for all federal agencies to adopt a zero-trust security framework will fundamentally reshape public sector information security strategies. The work ahead will be a continuing journey, from migrating legacy systems to cloud environments, to mandating multi-factor authentication (2FA), to improving […]

How to Protect Your Organization from Supply Chain Cyberattacks

How to Protect Your Organization from Supply Chain Cyberattacks

Supply chain cyberattacks are a clear and present danger to organizations in all industry verticals, but many companies are underestimating the threat. A recent study found that over half of IT leaders feel that using “known, trusted software” is sufficient protection against supply chain attacks — even though these attacks […]

Keeper Launches Compliance Reporting Feature to Simplify GRC Audits

Keeper Launches Compliance Reporting Feature to Simplify GRC Audits

While many organizations treat governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) as a standalone department, GRC impacts every area of the enterprise. The negative impact of siloing GRC from the rest of the organization is especially clear during compliance audits. The audit process — already complex and time-consuming — is made even […]

Microsoft’s Allegedly “Passwordless” Login Isn’t All It’s Hyped Up to Be

Microsoft’s Allegedly “Passwordless” Login Isn’t All It’s Hyped Up to Be

Microsoft made a bold statement last week when it suddenly announced that their users can now ditch their passwords and log in using Microsoft Authenticator, Windows Hello, a physical security key like a Yubikey, or an SMS/email verification code. Microsoft rolled out passwordless login for its business and education customers […]

Password Security Takes Center Stage During Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

Password Security Takes Center Stage During Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021

It’s that time of the year again. Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which occurs every October, is an important annual event where government and industry leaders work together to increase awareness of cybersecurity best practices. This time last year, organizations and consumers were scrambling to adjust to the new everything-from-home realities ushered […]

The Federal Government Needs to Be Zero Trust by 2024. Keeper Can Help Them Get There.

The Federal Government Needs to Be Zero Trust by 2024. Keeper Can Help Them Get There.

Stating that the U.S. federal government “can no longer depend on perimeter-based defenses to keep its critical systems and data safe,” the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a draft memorandum outlining a very aggressive goal: to have all federal agencies adopt a […]