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DEFINITION: A strong password is one that is designed to be hard for a person or program to discover. Because the purpose of a password is to ensure that only authorized users can access resources, a password that is easy to guess is a security risk. Essential components of a strong password include sufficient length and a mix of character types. A typical weak password is short and consists solely of letters  … 
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Eliminating Authentication Silos and Password Fatigue with Cloud-based IAM
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the benefits behind shifting identity and access management (IAM) systems to the cloud. Click now for industry-leading advice on how to start the cloud-based service adoption process.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

BYOD Security: How to Remotely Wipe iPhone and Android Devices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, explore the need for remote data wipe on top of mandatory PINs and passwords to ensure optimum data protection in this BYOD age. Click now to get started!
Posted: 09 Dec 2013 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Restore Balance with Next Generation Authentication Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Access this tech guide to gain expert advice from industry leaders to uncover emerging authentication technologies that address the need for higher security measures in the cloud and for mobility.
Posted: 21 Nov 2013 | Published: 21 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Intelligent Authentication and User Access Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this vital resource, uncover the new technologies and trends sweeping the nation – and the security effects they are having – and discover how advanced intelligent authentication is key to ensuring your security needs are met.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Protecting against modern password cracking
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Thesis series explains just how insecure passwords are and offers advice on alternative methods of security.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Password Change Service - Avaya CallPilot
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Administrators spend a lot of their time simply resetting passwords for users who have gotten locked out of their mailboxes because they forgot their password. This white paper shows an administrator how to set up and utilize Password Reset Service, introduced with CallPilot Release 5.
Posted: 29 Mar 2013 | Published: 20 Mar 2013

Global Knowledge

Avoiding Insider Threats to Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In an increasingly cloud-based IT universe, concerns are being raised and addressed regarding the security of privileged and shared accounts. See this white paper for more information on the latest in cloud-based security for privileged identities.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Published: 07 Mar 2013

IBM

Consumerization 101: Defining & Enforcing a Successful BYOD Policy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the top concerns of consumerization and BYOD in and discusses how to create a successful BYOD policy that will help mitigate the risks. In addition, get the answers to today's top consumerization questions and learn how cloud storage can be a life-saver in the event of device loss/theft.
Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 21 Jan 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Desktop Administrator's Guide to BYOD - Pros and Cons of BYOD
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: BYOD and BYOPC can reduce costs, increase flexibility, and help keep your users happy. But to maximize the benefits and minimize the risk, it is essential to put the right policies in place. Read this E-Book to uncover the promises and pitfalls of these trends and how you can embrace them in your enterprise.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

MDM Software: Benefits of Mobile Configuration Management
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores why configuration management is one of the most important functions of a mobile device management (MDM) policy and describes what you should look for when selecting your MDM solution.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

A Guide to MAM and Planning for BYOD Security in the Enterprise
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, discover the strategies and tools available that will help you manage and secure bring your own device (BYOD) and mobile apps in your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Nov 2012 | Published: 26 Nov 2012

SearchSecurity.com

October Essentials Guide on Mobile Device Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The October issue of Information Security offers advice on controlling the onslaught of employee-owned devices in your workplace, mitigating the risks of mobile applications, and changing your thought process when it comes to securing the consumerization of IT.
Posted: 10 Oct 2012 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Controlling Laptop and Smartphone Access to Corporate Networks
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are conduits of greater access and information, but can serve as a vehicle for malware and other security threats. Find out how your IT department can enable secure access for mobile devices and laptops to ensure network integrity and security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 Sep 2012

Dell Software

Enterprise Mobile Device Security Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the top four best practices for keeping your corporate information safe in case a mobile device is lost or stolen.
Posted: 17 Sep 2012 | Published: 17 Sep 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Chalk Talk: Simplify User Access with NetIQ Solutions
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: View this webcast to learn about an access management solution that offers self-service capabilities to eliminate time-consuming phone calls and paperwork to gain necessary access to critical business applications.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

NetIQ

For Secure Access, Passwords Alone Do Not Work
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores an innovative alternative to passwords. Discover how multifactor authentication can provide a higher level of security than a password alone and find out how this solution can comprehensively enhance your data protection strategy. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Verizon

Don't Lose the Data: Six Ways You May Be Losing Mobile Data and Don't Even Know It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for crucial information regarding the infiltration of employees' personal mobile devices within the workplace, and uncover the top 6 new mobile data loss and security risks to avoid.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Five-Step Guide to Better Social Media Security
sponsored by Hootsuite
WHITE PAPER: Access this helpful resource to explore some of the most common security challenges for social media and learn the tools and processes you can use to reduce your risk. Learn how to prepare for the worst-case scenario so your social media data is always protected.
Posted: 22 Oct 2013 | Published: 22 Oct 2013

Hootsuite

Building An Intelligence - Driven Security Operations Center
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for insider tips on rapid cyber threat detection and remediation as well as how to coordinate technologies, personnel, and processes for better security.
Posted: 26 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

EMC Corporation

Okta Active Directory Integration - An Architecture Overview
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a cloud-based identity and access management service that assists in the integration process from current on-premise applications.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Okta

Preparing for Integrated Physical and Logical Access Control: The Common Authenticator
sponsored by ADT
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide tells you everything you need to know about upgrading to a common authenticator system.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 05 Sep 2013

ADT

Hot Tips for Securing Your Wireless Network
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Everyone from the home user to the corporate enterprise needs to secure their Wi-Fi network. This white paper offers 11 tips for securing your Wi-Fi network, including encryption, password management, and more.
Posted: 07 May 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Sophos, Inc.

PowerBroker Password Safe: Security, Compliance, Productivity
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Uncover how PowerBroker Password Safe can help you secure access to privileged accounts, effectively preventing intentional or accidental harm and malicious activity that can be devastating to your business.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 29 Apr 2013

BeyondTrust Corporation

PhoneFactor Case Study: Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
sponsored by PhoneFactor
CASE STUDY: Discover how phone-based authentication helped a global law firm ensure that their on-the-go attorneys received secure access to client data and communications without compromising the safety of the confidential information.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

PhoneFactor

Beyond Passwords & Outdated Physical Access Systems
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why passwords and traditional physical access systems are simply inefficient in this day and age and discover how smart credentials are a vital component of your physical and logical access security strategy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Entrust, Inc.
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PASSWORDS DEFINITION (continued): …  in a single case.When people create passwords, they often defeat the purpose by choosing parts of their names, the names of their pets, or even the word "password," itself, which was the most commonly used password for many years. Now that many password policies require the inclusion of a numeral, the most common password is "password1."You can make your password much harder to break by using more characters, mixing upper and lower case letters, and including numbers and special characters. According to a security guide from Texas A&M University's Research Foundation, a six-character, single-case … 
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