News tagged with password

Securely resetting passwords

The number of passwords that each of us has to memorise is continuously on the increase. A password is easily forgotten. But watch out: if a new password is generated after the old one was lost, the information might be intercepted ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Security
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Phoney protection for passwords

Corporate data breaches seem to be on the rise, rarely a week passes without a company revealing that its database has been hacked and regrettably usernames, passwords, credit card details and its customers' personal information ...

dateMay 04, 2016 in Security
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Making and breaking passwords

The issue of choosing a good password is still key for cyber security because users tend to pick passwords that are easy to remember rather than secure. So what are the key attributes of a good password?

dateMar 24, 2016 in Security
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Student develops fingerprint-based authentication app

Having trouble remembering all your online passwords? You're not alone. A recent study by identity management firm Centrify found that the average person has at least 19 online passwords, and that 25 percent of users forget ...

dateMar 03, 2016 in Security
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