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?
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 ...
An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now computer scientists have devised a way to let organizations share statistics about ...
To better protect the Institute's data – including employee data – from future cyber risks, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will begin deploying two-factor authentication to early adopters across campus in ...
Even after tens of millions of people had online accounts hacked, many Internet users still rely on easily guessed passwords.
Time Warner Cable says the email addresses and passwords of about 320,000 of its customers nationwide may have been stolen by hackers.
It's cheaper than a couple of subway rides, more powerful than almost any hacker (except maybe the NSA). And, if you think about it, not so hard to remember.
Amazon.com has required an undisclosed number of customers to reset passwords to their online accounts after the company said some passwords "may have been improperly stored" on devices.
We all need some kind of authentication process if we are to access information systems at work or at home. We know why we need to do it: to make sure we have access to our data and unauthorised people don't.
While the safety of their private financial information is a big deal for a lot of people, when it comes to protecting it, many are actually pretty lax, a new survey says.