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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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Password Security Guidelines
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RESOURCE: In this expert guide to Password Security Guidelines, learn how you can keep your enterprise safe by improving your password policies today. We ask you to participate in our Security Market Research Program to receive a free download of the guide.
Posted: 04 Oct 2021 | Published: 12 Jun 2019

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Implementing a Zero-Trust Approach to Network Security
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RESOURCE: Implementing zero trust requires creating detailed policies and devising certain "hoops" through which those wanting access to critical infrastructure must jump. Not an easy task. Luckily, searchSecurity is here to help. Participate in our IAM research program for access to our guide, Implementing a Zero-Trust Approach to Network Security.
Posted: 04 Oct 2021 | Published: 04 Feb 2020

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The guide to Passwordless Anywhere
sponsored by Axiad
EBOOK: It’s time to say goodbye to passwords. Passwordless authentication assures your users’ and devices’ identities without relying on passwords. What are the benefits? How do you get started? Find out inside this interactive playbook.
Posted: 14 May 2021 | Published: 14 May 2021

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Axiad

Securing Today's Remote Workforce
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RESOURCE: We've selected you to participate in our Identity and Access Management Research Program! By participating in the questionnaire and sharing your cybersecurity insights, you'll gain FREE access to our whole IAM library. Act now before this offer expires.
Posted: 02 Apr 2021 | Published: 28 Aug 2021

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Password Security Best Practices for Business
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
EBOOK: Getting caught up in sophisticated threat detection using AI, ML user behavior and analytics can cause security professionals to overlook the most important security protocol: password management. Read this e-book to learn how to manage passwords in two steps using practices such as 2FA and policy enforcement.
Posted: 14 Oct 2020 | Published: 14 Oct 2020

Keeper Security Inc

Privileged Access Management, Single Sign-On & Enterprise Password Managers
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
EBOOK: When it comes to establishing effective identity and access management (IAM) practices, organizations can typically go 1 of 3 directions: Privileged access management (PAM), single sign-on (SSO) or enterprise password management. Read on for an analysis of each and discover how to choose the right IAM solution for your business.
Posted: 13 Oct 2020 | Published: 13 Oct 2020

Keeper Security Inc

Keeper Business Datasheet
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
DATA SHEET: 81% of data breaches are due to weak, default or stolen passwords – a massive vulnerability that could be addressed with effective password management. In this data sheet, take a closer look at the key features and benefits of Keeper’s password management offering.
Posted: 13 Oct 2020 | Published: 13 Oct 2020

Keeper Security Inc

Credential Harvesting: Virtually Hijacking Your Employee’s Credentials
sponsored by Inky Technology
RESOURCE: Credential harvesting is an approach often used by hackers to virtually hijack your employee’s accounts simply by using their password(s). In this INKY blog post, take a closer look at how credential harvesting works and what practices your organization can implement to minimize the risk.
Posted: 08 Oct 2020 | Published: 08 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Access Management is Essential for Cloud Transformation
sponsored by Thales
RESOURCE: Each year, Thales conducts a study into the trends, challenges and tactics of access management in order to better understand their efficacy and usage. The following infographic highlights the key findings from this year’s survey – which features topics like password credentials, cloud transformations, user convenience, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2020 | Published: 07 Jul 2020

Thales

Passwordless Authentication: How Giving Up Your Password Might Make You More Secure
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Password fatigue has become an epidemic, with 81% of breaches involving the use of weak or stolen credentials. As a result, enterprises are exploring ways to protect their networks without the use of passwords. Jump into this white paper to learn more and to see examples of passwordless authentication.
Posted: 27 Apr 2020 | Published: 31 Jan 2020

Thales

MicroScope – September 2019: Helping digital transformation
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: The channel is helping customers to digitally transform their businesses to keep up with trends and plan for the future
Posted: 23 Aug 2019 | Published: 06 Sep 2019

MicroScope

Norton Cyber Security Insights Report – UK Insights
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: More than 12 million British people have experienced cybercrime in the past year, this UK summary of the Norton Cyber Security Insights Report reveals.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Take Control of Virtual Desktop Access with Two-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore the concept of two-factor authentication (2FA) and how it applies to virtual desktop access. Find out how this approach improves password management without adding complexity to the user experience.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Citrix

How Global Threat Intelligence Fits into a Security Strategy
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Before considering global threat intelligence services, there are some critical dangers that you may need to address closer to home. In this e-guide, Rob Shapland shares his advice on how simple tools like staff training and awareness can help prevent breaches from phishing attacks and more.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 03 Oct 2016

IBM

Do You Have the Right Authentication Tools to Keep the Bad Guys Out?
sponsored by RSA Softcat
EGUIDE: Multifactor authentication (MFA) can be a critical component of an enterprise security strategy, but choosing the right product or service is a challenge. Access this e-guide to learn about 8 of the top MFA products in the market, and determine which is best for your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RSA Softcat

How Global Threat Intelligence Fits into a Security Strategy
sponsored by UnitedLex
EGUIDE: While global threat intelligence services can be a powerful business security tool, it's not the first one you should consider when setting strategy for better business security. Read on to evaluate the role of global threat intelligence in today's enterprise and assess other tactics to bolster this strategy.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Feb 2016

UnitedLex

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

How to Properly Move into the Cloud
sponsored by Forum Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide will help you avoid SSO land mines in the cloud by taking an in-depth look at authentication principals, authentication providers, authentication consumers, and more. Read on as experts also highlight how to handle a cloud provider decrypting customer data, even without encryption keys.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Forum Systems

ActivID® Authentication Appliance for Enterprise
sponsored by HID Global
BROCHURE: In this brochure, discover a solution that puts an end to your identity and authentication worries.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID Global

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Anypoint Platform Cloud Security & Compliance
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the security and compliance of a cloud services platform, and goes in depth into operations, passwords and credentials, on-premise security, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

MuleSoft

A Guide to Password Use in WebSphere Application Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the different types of passwords used inside of the WebSphere Application Server and the recovery plans to help restore your server when passwords go awry.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata
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