Election Security Beyond the Voting Booth

A lot of the focus of today’s U.S. election security discussion is about securing the act of voting itself – things like testing machines, adding paper logs, avoiding internet connections for reporting results, etc. However, if you’re just focusing... Read More

“Love” conquers most in passwords

Stockholm – Specops Software announced today the latest updates to Specops Breached Password Protection, a solution to continuously check if an account in Active Directory is using a leaked password. Analysis reveals the most common words used in password... Read More

NIST password standards

NIST Password Standards

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) sets the information security standards for federal agencies. Through its Special Publication (SP) 800-series, NIST helps organizations meet regulatory compliance requirements such as HIPAA, and SOX. The recent update to the... Read More

Specops Software

Identify and remove leaked passwords

Stockholm, June 25, 2019 – Specops Software announced today a new release of Specops Password Policy. The solution’s downloadable leaked password list with close to one billion passwords, now supports leaked password scanning. The solution enables you to detect... Read More

Passwords are the biggest threat to GDPR compliance

Data protection authorities have imposed their first GDPR fine in Germany after a local chat service exposed 330,000 credentials. What will be the consequence of the Collections leak that impacts 2.2 billion usernames & passwords? Read More