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

3 passphrase best practices

A strong password is long and complex. Adding upper case, numbers, and special characters make it harder to crack. However, considering user behavior, complex passwords have proven too difficult to remember. To cope with complexity requirements, users default to... Read More

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What the password quiz taught us

In celebration of World Password Day we ran a password quiz that presented participants with five pairs of passwords, and asked them to pick out the stronger one from each pair. The results? Only 12% of participants answered all... Read More

Passphrases: Why Should I Care?

Longer passwords are stronger passwords. It really is just math. The comic below shows the value. Stronger passwords are harder to crack and easier to remember. They increase security while improving end-user productivity and satisfaction. The following image is... Read More

Create a secure password you can actually remember

A strong password is long and complex. Adding spaces, upper case, and special characters make it harder to crack.  But if you take user behavior into consideration, it is unrealistic to expect them to create and remember long passwords... Read More

What is the value of passwords?

You probably already know that passwords have not been considered the most secure authentication mechanism for the last 20 years or so. So why are they still around? If you think about it, they don’t even show any sign... Read More