Specops uReset and GDPR compliance

With the introduction of Specops uReset (version 8.1 or later) in the Microsoft EU data center, organizations can now choose which instance of Specops uReset they want to use. Specops uReset is a hybrid password reset solution. The cloud... Read More

What breach disclosure requirements mean for your organization

Following a data breach incident, organizations following compliance standards, such as HIPAA, need to follow certain data breach notification requirements. This post will summarize some of these requirements, as well as regional-specific disclosure responsibilities. For the purposes of this... Read More

New MFA requirements for PCI password compliance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) regulates security practices to protect cardholder data. Password compliance plays an important role in the PCI standards by dictating password complexity to strengthen defense against unauthorized access. New requirements coming... Read More

The role of passwords in HIPAA compliance

Healthcare is a high value target for hackers given the nature of the data and its poor security stance – ranking the sixth lowest, in security performance across industries. Passwords are the first line of defense against cyberattacks and... Read More

NIST and password compliance guidelines

The new password guidelines from National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are changing how companies and organizations view password security. The guidelines say: Do allow for longer passwords and choosing original secret questions, Don’t allow users to choose... Read More