Mitigating Common Password Attacks

by Serge Truth on September 27, 2016 at 10:47 AM

Multiple options are available for mitigating automated password guessing attacks and choosing the most appropriate one(s) requires understanding the trade-offs between security and usability of each. Regardless, the goal...

Yahoo confirmed on Thursday that data associated with at least 500 million user accounts have been stolen from a 2014 data breach - what many are calling one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. What...

Social media and dating sites can be loaded with people looking to misuse your personal information. It can also be a great source for attackers to gather information about you to attack your other services (banking,...

Six Holiday Tips For Staying Safe Online

by Geoffrey Vaughan on November 24, 2015 at 2:22 PM

The holiday season is a time we often use to spend with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many of us, leading up to the holiday can be a hassle. Between online shopping for presents and traveling to see family, this...

Passwords are a necessity for everyone. If your device isn’t password protected, then it’s not secure. With many people now using devices for both the home and the office, the risk of a security breach now doubles. You...

Staying Safe Online with Social Media

by Mike Maziarz on December 11, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Social media is a great way to stay connected and share information with friends, family, and professional contacts. While applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Snapchat are incredibly popular, they are also...

Identifying Common Password Attacks

by Mike Maziarz on November 5, 2014 at 9:05 AM

Those Who Can’t Do, Teach Steal

A password is private and confidential piece of data. It has the ability to protect sensitive personal and business information. A simple set of characters can be the sole gatekeeper to all of...

May 7th of this week was declared “Password Day”. In an attempt to increase awareness of password security, Intel and McAfee released a few infographics and online tools. As a security educator, it’s hard to find fault in...

Security Awareness Basics for 2013

by Kevin Poniatowski on January 11, 2013 at 12:34 PM

New Years resolutions come, and New Years resolutions go, but one resolution that everyone should make is the promise to be more secure in 2013.  This first blog post of 2013 hopes to start off the New Year with a big bang...

Mobile Password App Done Right

by Mike Cooper on January 10, 2013 at 12:35 PM

I am a big advocate of using a password manager application. I ran into problems when I was without my laptop and had to search for a decent, compatible, mobile app. I have since settled on not only “pwSafe” for mobile, but...