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Protection from Password Sharing

Protection from Password Sharing

Employees are arguably the greatest security risk to modern businesses. Though it is often assumed that IT viruses and hackers should be your biggest concern, the reality is that it is your own staff, whether maliciously or accidentally, that are the most likely cause of a breach. But how much do you really know about … Continued

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Research shows Employees see no Security Risk in Sharing Passwords

Research shows Employees see no Security Risk in Sharing Passwords

One of the biggest internal security issues every business has to deal with is password sharing. On Windows Active Directory networks the threat of shared passwords can be alleviated with UserLock. UserLock’s concurrent login controls and context-aware access restrictions mean IT teams can now control where and how each employee accesses the network. This level of security is not … Continued

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Healthcare suffers double the average amount of internal security breaches

Healthcare suffers double the average amount of internal security breaches

Independent research finds hospitals, care providers and medical insurers experience twice as many internal security breaches in comparison to other sectors. The threat from within rife in the healthcare sector Organisations in the healthcare sector are experiencing double the average amount of internal security breaches, in comparison to all industries. The findings are based on … Continued

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Internal Security Breaches from Password Based Attacks

Internal Security Breaches from Password Based Attacks

The Insider Threat from a Credentials-Based Attack. Despite the widespread occurrence and high profile internal security breaches, too many corporations are not doing enough to mitigate these risks. Target Corporation & the Stolen Credentials from the Extended Enterprise Stolen account credentials played a part in the recent Target Corporation payment card data breach. With approximately … Continued

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Password Security Policy: Managing the threat of shared passwords in enterprises.

Password Security Policy: Managing the threat of shared passwords in enterprises.

The effectiveness of any password security policy depends on users not sharing passwords. The following is a guest post from W Benson Dana on a real world situation from his working career. This article has been originally published on Internal Control Freak, W. Benson Dana’s blog where you will find other stories related to fraud … Continued

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