Password Prompt

Allow users to choose long passphrases for passwords, NIST proposes

Poor password hygiene by employees and customers continues to be a major factor in data breaches, particularly as the cost of...

May 25th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Password Prompt

Two-factor authentication, one-time passwords key to prevent credential theft: Report

Another vendor has joined the crowd of voices urging infosec pros to enable two-factor or multi-factor authentication where they can...

March 22nd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Get secure online access with Mobile Connect

Last week we discussed Multi-factor authentication, secure online access, and its benefits. This week we will speak about how TELUS...

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How Multifactor Authentication Can Help Combat Cybercrime

The digital era is in full swing and there’s no denying that it has made our daily lives infinitely easier....

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Over 100 groups cashing in on ransomware, Canadian infosec pros told

Ransomware is such big business that security vendor F-secure is tracking 110 gangs making money from the malware, the company’s...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Security fatigue and what CISOs should do about it

Security fatigue is something infosec pros (hopefully) don't suffer from, but apparently it is an ailment that is spreading among...

October 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

The latest ransomware trends call for urgent defence measures

Ransomware attacks are becoming so effective that the FBI is predicting ransom payments will top $1 billion by the end...

September 29th, 2016 Cindy Baker

Online Fraud: Why Passwords Aren’t Enough

It’s time to plan for the demise of the password. According to Forrester Research, the use of passwords to access...

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DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Rio Games faced olympic-sized DDoS attacks

Major public events with an online presence -- like political or IT conventions and sports championships -- can be targets...

September 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon