Latest Password policy Stories

2014-02-24 23:28:17

Following an article posted on Mashable, fishbat, a leader among online marketing companies, explains how the secret to password security could lie in your social network and three tips on how to secure your profiles. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 fishbat, a leader among online marketing companies, explains how the secret to password security could lie in your social network and reveals three tips on how to enhance security. According to a February 20th article posted by Mashable...

2014-01-24 23:22:07

The Roundup findings suggest that some of the top e-commerce sites in the US fail to implement basic password policies that could adequately protect their users’ personal data. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Today, Dashlane announces the first edition of its quarterly Personal Data Security Roundup. Consumers increasingly share their personal data, including payment information, with a growing number of e-retailers. The keys that protect their personal data are the passwords they...

2013-09-03 23:01:27

How secure is your password – let’s play to find out. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 No whammies, no whammies, no whammies; STOP! Cyber hackers are a relentless bunch of criminals willing to ‘stop’ at NOTHING to steal your personal information & money. It’s not a game to them; it’s their JOB – and unfortunately for us, they are good at what they do. Are you just ‘spinning the wheel’ on password security? SecurityCoverage Inc, presents a fun yet...

2013-05-16 23:25:07

The company´s Self Service Reset Password Management solution is now also mobile-friendly Tewkesbury, UK (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Tools4ever, a market leader in Identity & Access Management (IdM/IAM), has made its Self Service Reset Password Management (SSRPM) solution suitable for Bring Your Own Device. With the latest version of SSRPM, employees can now use the service on mobile systems i.e; laptops, tablets, and smartphones, so that end users can easily reset their Windows passwords...

2013-04-05 23:00:55

A set of new reviews on the best password recovery software has been announced by software review website Boffin. The reviews point users to the most efficient software for password recovery available in 2013. New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 SoftwareReviewBoffin.com, a website devoted to finding the best products available, today announced a series of new software reviews in the category of password recovery software. In a comprehensive review of many password recovery software...

2013-01-31 23:04:10

The Next Web recently reported that Google will soon allow Android users to sync their passwords between the Chrome web browser on their phones and the one on their computers. This upcoming feature gives one less excuse for business owners who use simplistic passwords for their sensitive online accounts. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The Next Web recently reported that Google will soon allow Android users to sync their passwords between the Chrome web browser on their phones and...

2013-01-30 23:03:19

mSeven Software releases Password IQ Test to mark upcoming “Universal Change Your Password Day,” February 1. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 30, 2013 To promote password safety on "Universal Change your Password Day" (February 1st), mSeven Software has launched PasswordIQTest.com as a public service website. Visitors take a simple True/False 8-question test that illustrate basic password safety concepts to become a Password Master. After the test, they can sign up to win a...

2013-01-22 23:02:05

A survey conducted by Tools4ever highlights how time consuming and tedious it is for the helpdesk to perform password resets, which instead can easily be performed by end users. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Tools4ever, the market leader in Identity and Access Management solutions, recently conducted a survey on the issue of allowing end users reset their own passwords, and if and how this could benefit the helpdesk or IT employees . IT and helpdesk employees often deal with an...

Twitter Hacked, Passwords Changed
2012-11-08 14:30:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many may have found emails from Twitter in their inboxes this morning informing them that their accounts may have been compromised. In these emails, Twitter informs its users that they´ve already changed the password, but that they should log in and change the password to something they´ll be able to remember. As it turns out, this was true, as several users have claimed their accounts were hacked and used to send out...

Worst Passwords Of The Year
2012-10-24 21:03:06

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online SplashData has revealed its "25 Worst Passwords of the Year" List for 2011, and once again "password" tops the list. According to SplashData, a well-known provider of password management applications, "password" was the most common password used in 2011. The second most common password used was "123456" followed by "12345678." Apparently, people with the name Ashley and Bailey aren't too creative when coming up with passwords...

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