Why make things easy when it’s so easy to make things hard? This question always enters my head when I think of Identity Management. In two decades of covering the Identify Management industry I have seen one company after another build identity management solutions that either over complicate the experience for the network administrator or […]
What are the lessons learnt from password hacking?
Hot off the heals, with the recent hacks on eBay and Gmail, it’s not surprising that we find 2 more respected organisations who’s security has been compromised and leaves data vulnerable to hackers. iThemes iThemes, a favoured website that provides themes and plugins for popular blog site WordPress, have contacted all their users with a notice […]
Has the 5 million Gmail password hack affected you?
On Wednesday, many technology websites and blogs broke the news that hackers leaked around 5 million stolen Gmail account details to a Russian Bitcoin forum. This follows similar leaks of account data from popular Russian web services, so is there room to be concerned? Understandably, this has caused huge outrage and worry amongst users of […]
The Importance of Password Management for SME’s
In a business environment that is dynamic, constantly evolving and ladled with threats, it is important to ensure all data is kept secure through using some form of password management. Recent, market research has stated that over the next 4-5 years, this requirement for password management is only set to increase because the need to […]
Security and Staff – What’s the Connection?
In a business environment where security is paramount, online security is so very important. In generations before now, the only real worry about online security was virus infections, however now we’re having to face a plethora of issues including phishing, identity theft, spyware and the list goes on. Additionally, we have to think about internal […]