Shared user accounts and password resets in Active Directory

Under normal circumstances, every user in your organization should have their own unique account, and password. However, in some environments like retail, restaurant, or engineering, you might have a shared “kiosk” machine. This can be a store till, reception... Read More

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How to find default passwords in Active Directory

What causes identical or default passwords in Active Directory, and how can you find them? A lot of organizations script the creation of new user accounts to standardize, simplify, and speed up the process. Unfortunately, this can also leave... Read More

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ICO’s take on password security

The UK has officially entered the Brexit transition period until the end of 2020, during which the GDPR will continue to apply. There are three possible outcomes after the transition period: the UK exits transition with no EU trade... Read More

PCI compliance requirements in the UK

In 2018, criminals successfully stole £1.2 billion through fraud and scams. Now more than ever, businesses that processes cardholder data look to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for security recommendations. PCI DSS is a set... Read More