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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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Arrow & RSA Video 1: Password-less Authentication
sponsored by Arrow & RSA
PODCAST: Passwords have been trusted by organizations for decades, and they’ve worked well, but as time goes on, bad actors are getting smarter and smarter, and passwords are getting weaker and weaker. So, what does the future of authentication hold if not passwords? Listen to this RSA-sponsored discussion about password-less authentication to find out.
Posted: 23 Dec 2020 | Premiered: Dec 23, 2020

Arrow & RSA

Finding the Disconnect: Security Perceptions and Behaviors of Today’s Enterprise Employees
sponsored by Dtex
EBOOK: As the modern enterprise acknowledges cyber risks as critical business risks, the nature of enterprise security discussions is quickly moving from the technical and operational to the strategic. This has created a new reality in which security decisions can turn a user into a trusted ally... or a liability. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 23 Nov 2020 | Published: 23 Nov 2020

Dtex

GARANCY Password Management
sponsored by Beta Systems
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Passwords are more often a security detriment than they are helpful in protecting an organization against risks – which has led to a rise in password management and synchronization tools. Read this solution brief for a closer look at GARANCY Password Management, designed to bolster security while reducing complexity and costs.
Posted: 05 Nov 2020 | Published: 05 Nov 2020

Beta Systems

Garancy IAM Suite: Identity & Access Management Solution for Dynamic Companies
sponsored by Beta Systems
DATA SHEET: According to Carnegie Mellon, insider attacks are causing almost 200% more damage on average per case than attacks coming from outside. So it must be asked – is your identity and access management (IAM) up to snuff? If you feel as though your IAM suite could use a lookover or even a re-tool, read this data sheet and see what you may be missing.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 03 Nov 2020

Beta Systems

Financial Services
sponsored by Hitachi ID
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Given increasingly stringent compliance mandates within the financial industry, it’s no surprise that managing risk and maintaining compliance are top of mind – especially when it comes to authentication or IAM programs. Read this solution brief to see how Hitachi ID is helping financial organizations meet their privacy and compliance needs.
Posted: 28 Oct 2020 | Published: 28 Oct 2020

Hitachi ID

Beyond Identity and Okta Solution Brief
sponsored by Beyond Identity, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Password-based authentication methods and a thing of the past. This solution brief explores the partnership between Beyond Identity and Okta, highlighting how they are working together to help organizations eliminate passwords, improve user experience, reduce IT costs, and more – read on to get started.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Beyond Identity, Inc.

Why Passwords Stink
sponsored by Beyond Identity, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Although still widely used across organizations, passwords remain one of the weakest links in an organization’s security efforts – exploited in 81% of hacking-related breaches, according to Verizon. This white paper underlines the problems with passwords and suggests alternative authentication methods – read on to get started.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Beyond Identity, Inc.

Hitachi ID Bravura Discover
sponsored by Hitachi ID
DATA SHEET: In the age of ransomware attack, your organization needs to proactively control identity and privileged access security, and it needs risk insight while maintaining scalability. View this Hitatchi ID Bravura Discover data sheet to learn about an approach to IAM and PAM that strives to identify hidden risks and scale with growing threats.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Hitachi ID

Privileged Access in Healthcare
sponsored by Hitachi ID
DATA SHEET: The healthcare industry is subject to strict privacy-protection obligations. Weak controls over access to data can lead to unauthorized sharing of patient data at best and disruption to healthcare delivery at worst. Because of this high risk, healthcare organizations need to carefully manage privileged access. View this data sheet to learn more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

Hitachi ID

Passwordless Identity Management For Workforces
sponsored by Beyond Identity, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Learn about Beyond Identity for Workforces, a solution that provides secure, passwordless authentication for your workforce that integrates with your existing single sign-on (SSO) solution.
Posted: 26 Oct 2020 | Published: 26 Oct 2020

Beyond Identity, Inc.

Hacking Active Directory – From A Pen Tester
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Active Directories (AD) provides authentication and protects credentials, information systems and intellectual property from unauthorized access – protecting your organization from financial and reputational harm. However, cybercriminals have found ways to exploit ADs – read this white paper to see the 8 most common AD-specific threats.
Posted: 26 Oct 2020 | Published: 26 Oct 2020

Quest

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

Would You Bet Your Business On the Strength of Every Employee’s Password?
sponsored by Panda Security
EBOOK: Password misuse and reuse present way too big a risk for password ‘use’ in general. Plus, passwords are not hard to obtain if you have the right hacking skill set – and they’re sought after, running for about $160 apiece on the dark web. If you’re searching for an alternative to passwords, check out this e-book on two-factor authentication.
Posted: 12 Oct 2020 | Published: 12 Oct 2020

Panda Security

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

Password Management
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
VIDEO: Learn how SailPoint makes it easy for users to manage their passwords, while still complying with organizational security policies.
Posted: 21 Jul 2020 | Premiered: 21 Jul 2020

SailPoint Technologies

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

Looking for a PeopleSoft ‘Quick Win’? Integrate SAML for Single Sign-On (SSO)
sponsored by Appsian
RESOURCE: Resetting passwords can quickly put a strain on IT help desk services. In fact, hackers know that passwords are being reset at a record pace, as demonstrated by the massive uptick in phishing attempts (+667% since Feb. according to Forbes.) Discover the 4 reasons why PeopleSoft customers should prioritize single sign-on today.
Posted: 27 Apr 2020 | Published: 27 Apr 2020

Appsian

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

Your Guide to Zero-Trust Security
sponsored by TechTarget
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: 13 Jul 2019 | Published: 04 Feb 2020

TechTarget

Hitachi ID Identity & Access Management Suite
sponsored by Hitachi ID
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite streamlines and secures the management of identities, groups, entitlements and credentials across systems and applications, on-premises and in the cloud. Download this product brief, to learn more about the Hitachi ID Suite and its three products.
Posted: 03 May 2019 | Published: 03 May 2019

Hitachi ID

How to Keep your Enterprise Safe by Improving Password Policies
sponsored by TechTarget
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: 28 Apr 2018 | Published: 12 Jun 2019

TechTarget

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
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