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On the Blacklist

On the Blacklist

The National Cyber Security Centre says maintaining a password blacklist is an essential part of good password security. We take a look at what should be on your blacklist and how to go about enforcing it.

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The New Rules for Passwords in 2019

The New Rules for Passwords in 2019

Access control is fundamental to security – whether in your home, your office or your IT infrastructure. If passwords are the keys that open the doors to your IT estate for legitimate users, how do you stop them falling into the possession of malicious actors?

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Passwords: Can we live without them?

Passwords: Can we live without them?

For thousands of years, passwords have been used as a means of authentication; a way in which people could be confident that security was maintained.

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The Dangers of Over-Sharing Online

The Dangers of Over-Sharing Online

We’ve all heard some horror stories: the divorce lawyers trawling your social media accounts, the gift for any would-be stalker that is your Facebook Timeline – but what happens when the dangers of oversharing online cross into the professional realm?

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Best Practice Password Security

Best Practice Password Security

Passwords have an important role to play in any organisation’s cyber security – whether to protect user access to applications, data or email. So what should organisations be doing to ensure that the passwords and password policies being used are up to scratch? 

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