With technology advancing at a breakneck pace, new threats are constantly emerging, making it difficult for organizations to batten down the hatches and secure their systems. To help you better protect your organization’s sensitive information and assets, we’ve identified the top five entry points hackers use to infiltrate systems. Social engineering Social engineering is a… Continue reading 5 Most common weak points hackers use to breach your systems
IT-forward businesses operate more efficiently and precisely than ever before, but if they’re not taking the necessary precautions, they can also be vulnerable to more cyberattacks. With more devices connected to the internet today, it’s essential to be aware of the most common weak points that hackers use to breach your systems. Social engineering Social… Continue reading Top 5 gateways and vulnerabilities that lead to security breaches
While technology empowers us in many ways, it also opens up vulnerabilities that can be exploited by malicious actors. When breaching your systems, hackers will typically look for the path of least resistance, which is often through these common entry points. Social engineering Social engineering is a form of manipulation used to get people to… Continue reading How hackers can infiltrate your systems
A password is more than just an assortment of characters you’re required to enter in order to access your accounts. It is the first line of defense against potential threats and attacks. A weak password makes it easier for hackers or cybercriminals to gain access to your personal information, such as financial details or sensitive… Continue reading Is your password strong and secure?
From social media accounts to online banking to business emails, passwords are the key to keeping your digital life safe. Yet, most people do not give much thought to creating strong passwords. In fact, many people use generic passwords such as their mother’s maiden name or their birthday, making them easy targets for cybercriminals. This… Continue reading Why you need to review your passwords
While there are many security measures one can take, the most basic but also crucial step in protecting your online presence involves creating strong passwords. However, many people still don’t know what specifically constitutes a strong and secure password. The importance of secure passwords for your business While many personal accounts are password-protected, securing your… Continue reading Are your passwords strong enough?
If you’re like most people, you probably have passwords that are easy to remember or use the same one for multiple accounts. But by doing either of these, you could be putting yourself at risk to cyberattacks. To ensure the security of your online accounts, follow the latest password guidelines from the National Institute of… Continue reading Update your passwords now
In case you missed it, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released new guidelines for creating and managing passwords. This is great news for anyone looking to improve their online security. But what do these new guidelines mean for you? In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of the NIST password… Continue reading NIST’s password guidelines: What you need to know
Passwords are a necessary evil in today’s world. We need them to protect our online identities, but they can be a pain to remember and type in. That’s why it’s important to ensure your passwords are up to date and compliant with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines. NIST released updated password… Continue reading How to create stronger passwords
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST has now reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to… Continue reading Your password may not be secure — update it now