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10 Reasons Why Password Management Is Essential for Any Size Business

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Password management software is great for consumers, but why is it essential for businesses?  The answer is simple. Knowing that a single breach of a corporate network can have consequences that affect the entire business and everyone who works for it means password management is more important today than it’s ever been. Password management software […]

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8 Most Common Password Mistakes to Avoid

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A friend recently told me a scary story about why he changed the password on his account with one of the leading online securities trading firms. He was perusing his six-figure portfolio when it occurred to him that he hadn’t changed his password a while. Quite a while, it turned out; about nine years. He […]

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Keeper Security’s Top 5 Security Predictions for 2016

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2015 was a record breaking year for data breaches impacting almost every sector – healthcare, education, financial services, retail, the federal government and more. During the first three quarters of the year, over 3,000 data breaches were reported. Of course, the most eye-opening breach of all was at the Office of Personnel and Management (OPM), […]

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5 Tips for Safer Holiday Shopping in Stores & Online

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‘Tis the season for holiday shopping and hackers! As Black Friday and Cyber Monday approach us, the two biggest shopping days of the year, it’s imperative that consumers everywhere follow some simple steps to protect themselves and their wallets. This level of security awareness should not only apply during the holiday season but ALL the […]

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5 Things to Know About the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Breach

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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield and its parent company, Lifetime Healthcare, announced today that they were hacked and the information of 10.5M customers have been compromised.  The vulnerability was discovered when Excellus hired cybersecurity firm, FireEye, Inc., to investigate.  This news comes after Anthem and Premera BlueCross BlueShield announced they were hacked earlier this year. Here’s a […]

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Dangerous Apple iOS 8 Security Flaw Uncovered, Called ‘No iOS Zone’

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Professional hackers at SkyCure have discovered a major security vulnerability in iOS, that allows a malicious WiFi hotspot to launch a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attack.  The ‘No iOS Zone’ flaw, works by exploiting the SSL security certificate of iOS 8 that leaves a device wide open. The SkyCure CEO said, “This is not a denial-of-service […]

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Security Flaw Affects All Windows Versions, Including Windows 10

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Security firm Cylance has discovered a security flaw in all versions of Windows (including Windows 10) that has existed for two decades, called the “Redirect to SMB” vulnerability.  Microsoft has downplayed the vulnerability, however, in theory it could allow for the theft of usernames and passwords from millions of PCs, servers and tablets. Read More

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Symantec Report: Cyber Breaches Increase by 23% Year-Over-Year

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According to Symantec’s 2014 Internet threat report, organized cyber crime is on the rise.   Here are some statistics from the study: Cyber breaches increased by 23% year-over-year 37% of affected companies were in the healthcare sector, compared to 11% in retail and 10% in education 60% of all email is spam Read More

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