Do your passwords pose a security risk for your business? At first this sounds like a funny question, because passwords are supposed to keep things secure, right? Well, not if they're recycled, weak, or not protected with multi-factor authentication! Your protection may not be as strong as you think, and getting better password practices is an important step in strengthening your cybersecurity. World Password Day was created by cybersecurity professionals in in 2013 and designated as the first Thursday of May. Now is a great time to help strengthen cybersecurity awareness in your team, and we've put together some resources for you to help to help foster better password practices.Read More
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Do I need a password manager? The quick answer is YES!Read More
We all know what we "should" do about passwords, but reality is quite a bit different as a recent report by LogMeIn shows, in collaboration with the National Cybersecurity Alliance. At Ekaru we're on a mission to help Small Businesses stay strong in the face of cyber threats. The more you know about the threats you face, the better your chances of keeping your data safe an your name out of the headlines.Read More
This week an astonishing 773,000,000 records were released in a monster breach. Security researcher Troy Hunt first reported the data set which includes 772,904,991 unique email addresses and over 21 million unique passwords, all recently posted to a hacking forum.Read More
Cybersecurity is a hot topic these days. We need "strong" passwords, we're not supposed to use the same pasword for multiple applications, and we need to change passwords on a regular basis. It's hard to remember all the passwords, and especially hard when you don't even know a password exists! Your email has a password, but its likely you don't remember it because you don't usually need it on a regular basis.Read More
Well over a year ago there was a major security breach at a site called RockYou.com. One of the interesting outcomes is that the breach offered the opportunity to analyze password behaviors since over 32 million passwords were revealed.