Your passwords are not secure

Your passwords are not secure

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). On the hook for the password best practices that we still use today — the combination of letters, capitalizations, and numbers — NIST admits that the existing guidelines were misguided.

Equifax sheds light on incident response

Equifax sheds light on incident response

What would you do right now if you discover that your business’s database is hacked and a huge number of your customers’ data gets leaked? Speechless, with dismay, but you need to act, decently. In this case, it helps to have a good incident response plan in place, so your business won’t suffer the same fate as Equifax, which is an interesting story we’re about to tell.

Beware of Phishing Emails Stemming from the Equifax Breach

Beware of Phishing Emails Stemming from the Equifax Breach

By now we’re sure you’ve heard about the massive cybersecurity breach at Equifax. The bad guys wormed their way into the credit reporting company’s data and managed to obtain personal information on more than 143 million U.S. consumers and an undisclosed number of U.K. and Canadian people.