Category: <span>Password</span>

Top Myths About Password Security

Top Myths About Password Security

A study by Google reveals that about 75% of Americans feel frustrated about passwords, so it’s easy to understand why people would adhere to common “guides” about password security. You need to be careful about misinformation and what counts as good password hygiene. In this blog, we discuss nine popular […]

Why You Should Use a Random Password Generator

Why You Should Use a Random Password Generator

Roughly 212.4 million Americans were affected by data breaches in 2021, according to a report by Surfshark. Using a weak password is one of the root causes of a data breach. Passwords that contain dictionary words may be easier to memorize, but this also makes them much less challenging for […]

Password Habits Are Leaving Americans Vulnerable

Password Habits Are Leaving Americans Vulnerable

Keeper recently released their 2022 US Password Practices Report – diving deep into the password habits of 2,000 Americans. Findings show that Americans are continuing to disregard basic password hygiene and giving in to scams, which are leaving them vulnerable to breaches and loss of money. Read on to learn […]

New Microsoft Research Emphasizes Critical Importance of Password Management

New Microsoft Research Emphasizes Critical Importance of Password Management

It’s no surprise that cyberattacks are skyrocketing. Report after report indicates they’ve exploded in recent years as cybercriminals take advantage of the rapid proliferation of endpoints, growing reliance on digital devices, and shift toward remote and hybrid work. However, as the number of attacks increases, the types of attacks remain […]

Are Browser Password Managers Safe?

Are Browser Password Managers Safe?

Using your browser’s password manager to save the passwords for all your accounts can be tempting. Although it seems like it’s going to be the most seamless experience, it’s actually not. Browser password managers are not safe because they are not encrypted and they can be easily compromised – leading […]

Stolen Passwords and Ransomware Attacks: How Small Businesses Can Protect Themselves

Stolen Passwords and Ransomware Attacks: How Small Businesses Can Protect Themselves

Stolen passwords and compromised credentials are among the leading causes of ransomware attacks. In 2021, the IC3 received 3,729 complaints identified as ransomware, with more than $49.2 million in adjusted losses. Startups and small business enterprises (SMEs) must take preventative measures to lower their risk of a ransomware attack. Keep […]

Differences Between Cloud-Based and On-Prem Password Managers

Differences Between Cloud-Based and On-Prem Password Managers

The adoption of cloud software in organizations continues to grow. In 2020, the combined end-user spending on cloud services totaled $270 billion, according to Gartner. By 2022, projections indicate that this total will rise to a staggering $397.5 billion. In fact, according to Arcserve, there will be over 100 zettabytes […]

How to Perform a Password Audit

How to Perform a Password Audit

In 2021, over two billion data records containing usernames and passwords were compromised, a 35% increase from 2020, according to ForgeRock’s Consumer Identity Breach Report. Weak passwords make it easy for cyberattackers to gain access to your network.  What Is Password Auditing? A password audit is a process where you […]

Eight Common Password Mistakes

Eight Common Password Mistakes

Using weak passwords to protect your accounts is like leaving all of your doors unlocked. The mere fact that you have never been robbed does not indicate that you should disregard the security that locks provide. Given how frequently you hear about password security, it’s simple to ignore the advice […]

Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

Why Organizations Need a Business Password Manager

Keeping track of your employee’s password habits can be almost impossible when you haven’t already implemented a password management solution in your business. Organizations need a business password manager to have complete control and visibility over their employee’s password practices. Onboarding and offboarding employees will become a seamless process. Read […]