"Password" and "12345" continue to be the most commonly used passwords, when will people learn?
This list gives insight into the top 25 most commonly used passwords in 2014. Many of these passwords are so weak that it is a surprise that they met the policy requirements at all. How do you create a password policy that enable users to create a strong password they can remember?
Increase password security by reducing human errors
Despite employing security policies and investing in defensive security tools to mitigate the risks, there are factors organizations can hardly control - human errors and poor decisions. Read this article and learn how you can increase password security by reducing human errors.
2015 New Year's Resolution trends
The New Year is upon us and it is time to set goals for 2015. Some IT professionals recently shared with us their number one IT New Year’s resolution for 2015 and these are some emerging themes of what they have planned for this year.
Helpdesk efficiency gains through self-service password reset
In an effort to improve efficiencies, a large utility company identified password-related errands as an area where the company could save both time and money. With the help of Specops, the company’s employees manage their password needs themselves.
Multi-factor authentication gains widespread acceptance
Usernames and passwords by themselves are no longer sufficient to protecting access to sensitive information. So what can you do to increase security? Multi-factor authentication is one answer.
Lessons we learned from the Sony Entertainment hack
The recent Sony Entertainment hack offers valuable lessons in IT security from which every organization can learn. Read these four key takeaways from this incident that you can apply to your IT security.
Self-service starts with a plan
More than 70 percent of initiatives fail. Why? Because there’s no plan behind the idea. If you have a self-service solution that is ready to be put into place, here's some advice on how you can make sure the rollout is a successful one.
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