Category: COVID-19

The Verkada Breach and the Importance of Password Security in an Increasingly Digitized World

The Verkada Breach and the Importance of Password Security in an Increasingly Digitized World

As organizations spend millions of dollars on cybersecurity technologies, too many companies are still neglecting the basics. According to Verizon, over 80% of successful cyberattacks are traced back to weak or compromised passwords. This includes the recent cyberattack on Verkada, which compromised about 150,000 video surveillance cameras, including feeds located […]

On Employee Appreciation Day, Give Your Team Members the Gift of Password Security

On Employee Appreciation Day, Give Your Team Members the Gift of Password Security

Employee Appreciation Day, observed on the first Friday in March, is a day for companies to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. In light of Employee Appreciation Day, and with all of us spending more time online than ever before, we at Keeper would […]

Why Modern Manufacturers Need Enterprise Password Security

Why Modern Manufacturers Need Enterprise Password Security

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers were gradually shifting to digital technologies in what the industry calls the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0. When the pandemic began, manufacturers accelerated their digital transformations as they retooled their production lines and back-end operations to meet shifting customer demands, product […]

Don’t Let a Lost Password Lock You Out of Your Bitcoin Billions

Don’t Let a Lost Password Lock You Out of Your Bitcoin Billions

How much can a lost password cost you? In the case of Stefan Thomas, about $220 million. As reported by the New York Times, Mr. Thomas has 7,002 Bitcoin securely tucked away in a digital wallet — so securely that even he can’t access it, because he lost the password […]

How to Run a Phishing Test in the Remote Work Environment

How to Run a Phishing Test in the Remote Work Environment

If you’ve ever researched web safety for business, you’ve no doubt come across the term “phishing.” Indeed, phishing poses one of the greatest modern security risks: a whopping 65% of US organizations were the victim of a successful phishing attack in 2019. Despite the increased educational efforts surrounding the practice, […]

Easy Tips for Businesses and Consumers on Data Privacy Day

Easy Tips for Businesses and Consumers on Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day, which takes place annually on January 28th, is a global effort to educate consumers and organizations about the importance of privacy, promote easy ways to protect personal information, and illustrate to organizations that good data privacy is good business. Consumers are very concerned about how the companies […]

How to Disable the Built-in Password Manager In Your Browser

How to Disable the Built-in Password Manager In Your Browser

Passwords are your first line of defense against cyberattacks, and a password manager is your all-in-one tool for managing, storing, changing, and protecting passwords. Modern browsers usually have their own versions of a password manager, but there are many problems with built-in password managers. For starters, they can conflict with […]

Protect Your Company Against “Notification” Phishing Schemes

Protect Your Company Against “Notification” Phishing Schemes

Cloud-based office productivity solutions, including Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) and Google Workspace (formerly G Suite), enable remote workers to communicate, collaborate, and work from anywhere. Unfortunately, cybercriminals are using these productivity apps to breach organizational networks. One of the attacks currently making the rounds is a phishing scheme that […]

Protecting Healthcare Facilities from Ransomware in a Post-Pandemic World

Protecting Healthcare Facilities from Ransomware in a Post-Pandemic World

Over the weekend, Universal Health Services (UHS), which operates over 400 healthcare facilities, was struck by one of the largest ransomware attacks in the U.S history that left multiple facilities without access to computer and phone systems. A data breach can bring a healthcare organization to its knees from a […]

6 Reasons Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

6 Reasons Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

Weak or compromised passwords cause about 80% of successful data breaches, yet many organizations still don’t mandate that their employees use a password manager. Some companies tell employees to use a password manager, but let them pick their own solutions, resulting in a lack of consistency, visibility, and centralized administration […]