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Update to GLBA safeguards rule: What you need to know

Financial institutions are at the forefront of cybersecurity challenges due to the sensitive nature of the data they handle. As the frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks increase, so does the need for robust regulatory safeguards, requiring organizations to bolster... Read More

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How does a brute force password attack work?

Compromising login credentials is the goal of many modern cyber-attacks. If successful, they can result in the worst types of data breaches, especially when high-level accounts are breached. One of the oldest and most common methods for guessing a... Read More

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Active Directory password hardening: How it’s done   

Weak passwords are a problem waiting to happen – Verizon estimates that 80% of hacking-related breaches come from weak or stolen passwords. They’re the most common way for people to access their accounts and applications, making them an obvious... Read More

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MFA prompt bombing: How it works and how to stop it

User credentials are golden prizes for attackers. Weak or breached credentials provide an easy target for attackers looking to log in to a network instead of breaking in. Most businesses have caught on to the fact that multi-factor authentication... Read More