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Defeating Ransomware

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Thursday September 23, 2021

Why Defense-in-Depth is Key to Defeating Ransomware

Ransomware – Still Going Strong and No End in Sight Preventing ransomware attacks is top of mind for everyone from IT admins, CISOs, CEOs to governments. And while it’s not a new problem, an unrelenting series of successful and devastating ransomware attacks has refocused the world’s attention on it. Simultaneously, threat actors only grow more...
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Passwordless for Legacy Systems

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Wednesday July 14, 2021

Securing Legacy Systems with Passwordless Authentication

Robust, old, and essential — legacy systems are impossible to avoid. Whether they are COBOL-based banking applications or retail software used in old sales terminals, on-premises legacy systems are both a crucial part of countless enterprise IT operations and a significant cybersecurity weakness. The size and age of on-premises legacy systems make them hard to...
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Preventing State-Sponsored Hacks

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Thursday July 1, 2021

Protecting Enterprises from State-Sponsored Hacks

Any way you look at it, 2020 was a crazy year. From the coronavirus outbreak to the U.S. presidential elections, the year held many eccentricities. And prowling behind the many changes that overcame our lives were new trends of cyberattacks and security threats, often backed by nation-state actors. In the tense political and economic climate,...
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Zero Trust Means Zero Passwords

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Wednesday June 16, 2021

Why Zero Trust Means Zero Passwords

The cybersecurity threat level has risen at such unprecedented rates during the COVID-19 pandemic that Risk Based Security declared 2020 “the worst year on record” even before it was over. While every breach is different, infiltrated organizations tend to share weaknesses. These are often related to low awareness, using outdated software, and perhaps most commonly...
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The 2021 Passwordless Report

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Wednesday June 2, 2021

The Aite 2021 Passwordless Report: Who is “Best in Class”?

The passwordless authentication market is fast-growing, and it is becoming increasingly affordable and easy to deploy identity access management that do away with passwords. But with so many providers and technologies, how do you make sure to choose the right solution for your enterprise? Recently, Aite Group, a business and technology advisory with offices in...
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Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

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Wednesday May 19, 2021

5 Major Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

With the FBI reporting an over 400% increase in the level of cybercrime in 2020 and the year ending with a massive government data breach, 2020 has brought cybersecurity to the forefront of most people’s minds. However, while this year saw cybersecurity become a key operational priority for the majority of businesses, effective cybersecurity technologies...
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Passwords and Public Infrastructure

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Thursday May 6, 2021

A Sobering Reminder: Passwords are a Threat to Public Infrastructure

User-Managed Passwords are a Massive Threat to Public Infrastructure With this year’s World Password Day upon us, it’s high time to take a good look at the critical infrastructure sector and the password-related security vulnerabilities that are in dire need of updating. While modern utility systems become increasingly digitally connected, cyber criminals and the threat...
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