Category: Password Security

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 […]

Military, First Responders, and Healthcare Workers Get 30% Off Their Keeper Subscriptions

Military, First Responders, and Healthcare Workers Get 30% Off Their Keeper Subscriptions

Keeper is pleased to announce a special 30% discount off our Keeper Unlimited and Family Plans to active duty and retired military, first responders, and healthcare workers, including: Reservists and National Guardsmen Veterans and retirees Military spouses, including surviving spouses, and dependent family members Firefighters, EMTs, law enforcement personnel, and […]

T-Mobile Data Breach: Next Steps for Impacted Consumers

T-Mobile Data Breach: Next Steps for Impacted Consumers

One week after T-Mobile initially disclosed that it had been victimized by a data breach, the news just keeps getting worse for the telecom giant. What the company originally thought was a breach impacting just under 50 million consumers has now grown to over 53 million — and, as T-Mobile […]

Data Breach Costs Are at Record Highs, and Most Are Caused by Stolen Login Credentials

Data Breach Costs Are at Record Highs, and Most Are Caused by Stolen Login Credentials

A new report from the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by IBM Security, reveals that the COVID-19 pandemic pushed data breach costs to record highs, and consistent with other studies, most breaches involve compromised login credentials. According to “Cost of a Data Breach 2021,” organizations can expect to shell out an average […]

6 Takeaways from the Keeper 2021 Ransomware Impact Report

6 Takeaways from the Keeper 2021 Ransomware Impact Report

A year ago, many people outside the security community had no idea what ransomware was. Now that major attacks have grabbed headlines and attracted the attention of the U.S. Congress and the White House, “ransomware” has entered the common vernacular. While much has been written about eye-popping ransomware demands, not […]

How Job-Seekers & Employers Can Stop Hiring Scams

How Job-Seekers & Employers Can Stop Hiring Scams

Even under the best of circumstances, job-hunting is stressful. It’s even more stressful when applicants can’t be sure if the “dream job” they’re about to apply to even exists. In Illinois alone, job applicants lost $1.68 million to hiring scams in 2020. Anatomy of a Hiring Scam Hiring scams can […]

Yes, We’re In a Ransomware Crisis. Password Security Can Help Prevent It.

Yes, We’re In a Ransomware Crisis. Password Security Can Help Prevent It.

FBI Director Christopher Wray made waves recently when, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, he compared the threat of ransomware to global terrorism after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001: “There are a lot of parallels, there’s a lot of importance, and a lot of focus by […]

IT & Security Admins Can Use Keeper’s New Webhooks Feature to Receive Real-Time Alerts

IT & Security Admins Can Use Keeper’s New Webhooks Feature to Receive Real-Time Alerts

With cyberthreats increasing in frequency, sophistication, and cost, it’s crucial that organizations receive security alerts in real time. That’s why Keeper is pleased to announce that we’ve integrated webhooks into our Advanced Reporting and Alerts Module (ARAM). Let’s take a look at this new feature! What Are Webhooks? In their […]