Posts tagged "passwords"

Social Engineering: The Quick Facts

The purpose of social engineering is for an attacker to utilize numerous tactics and manipulating individuals to divulge information, potentially critical, that could cause serious damage to an organization.  While there are many methods that can be utilized to gather material, it’s also important for workers and all organizations to be aware of their surroundings […]

March 2, 2018 | Guest Blog | Views: 2602

Personal Cyber Security: Staying Safe In A Digital World

From January 2017 to September 2017, there were a total of 391 cyber security incidents (that we know of). Averaging over 40 incidents a month, it is critical that your personal cyber security is as strong as it can be. Not only will you benefit from increased personal cyber security but so will anyone in which […]

October 16, 2017 | Hannah Brandon | Views: 3637

What LastPass’ Data Breach Says about Password Security

Password management is a concept generally preached, but not often applied. Security professionals may tell you to diversify all passwords online, not to use personal identifiers, mix up the character types, and to never use the same passphrase twice. They say this. You agree. How many of us follow best practices for password management? How […]

June 25, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 3388

The Impact of the iCloud Breach on Password Mangement

In light of the exposed iCloud hack, it’s an appropriate time to readdress password management online. If you have yet to take password management more seriously since the revelation of the Heartbleed virus and multiple other breaches, it’s about time you take control. Managing access to online accounts will not ensure total security against malicious […]

September 17, 2014 | William Ruddy | Views: 6725

Password Cracking Basics 2.0

Passwords are the keys to everything we keep private. They protect bank accounts, personal info on social media, email, and even client information for businesses. Why then is there a list of the ‘100 most used passwords’? Recent events in cyber security, namely the Heartbleed virus, brought personal (and corporate) security issues to light. Several […]

May 12, 2014 | The Intern Program | Views: 7226