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Don’t Let These Password Cracking Attacks Catch You Off Guard

Password compromises continue to be a leading security issue for organizations and their customers. 46% of Forbes’ U.S. OnePoll survey respondents say their passwords were breached in the past year. There are many reasons why passwords can become compromised. Sometimes, it’s something as simple as hardcoding your credentials into applications. But in most cases, these […]

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Gartner Says PKI Was a Bigger Challenge in 2023 Than MFA

Erik Wahlström, Vice President and Key Initiative Leader of the Identity and Access Management Team at Gartner, recently shared in a LinkedIn post that organizations are increasingly interested in public key infrastructure (PKI) and managing their digital certificates. Is this growing interest because more companies are using PKI, or is PKI getting harder? (Hint: It’s

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The Ultimate Guide to 13 U.S. Data Privacy Laws (And What They Mean to Your Business)

It seems like every time you turn around, new U.S. data privacy laws are popping up. The United States is an expansive country made up of 50 individual governing states, many of which are taking different approaches to protecting data privacy. We’ll explore the list of U.S. data privacy laws by state. There are dozens

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Demystifying SAML Authentication: A Look at the Role of SAML in SSO-Based Access Management 

SAML, or Security Assertion Markup Language, is a foundational element of single sign-on (SSO) tools. SSO technology is convenient and easy to use; it serves as a centralized point of authentication that users authenticate to (typically in the form of a user portal). Once a user is authenticated, they’ll have access to all the apps

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Quantum Computing Just Took a Big Step Forward

Error correction is an issue that’s been plaguing quantum computing research for decades. Now, researchers from Harvard, MIT, and other leading organizations say they’ve found a way to improve error correction that may advance the clock on how soon we’ll need quantum-resistant cryptography.  For years, we’ve heard the oft-repeated phrase “quantum is coming.” Quantum computing

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