Latest Password Stories

2014-01-08 23:03:11

San Diego web design and development agency shares importance of safe passwords for personal and business websites. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Last week, Mashable published an article titled “The Evolution of the Password — And Why It's Still Far From Safe," stating that password hacking is becoming increasingly common with high authority websites, such as Gmail, Facebook, Target and more. "Your laptop and other electronic devices are constantly under...

2014-01-07 08:37:44

End-to-End Biometrics Solution Will Replace Usernames, Passwords and Log-ins LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - ShowStoppers @ CES 2014 -- Eureka Hall, The Venetian / Booth #75006 - Although biometrics have been around for decades, to date, they have not been widely adopted for secure identification, because there was no convenient, easy or cost-effective way to use them. Today, Hoyos Labs, a recently launched digital infrastructure company, announced the debut of HoyosID((TM)),...

2014-01-06 16:30:47

Category Defining USB-Enabled Iris Identity Authenticator Virtually Eliminates the Need for Usernames or Passwords LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EyeLock Inc., a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, today launched myris(TM), a USB-enabled iris identity authenticator providing the most convenient and secure way to authenticate your digital identity. The consumerization of iris-based identity authentication is upon us, as more people seek stronger security...

2013-12-23 23:23:08

Tool Helps Individuals Talk to Family About Capturing Critical Personal Information West Chester, PA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 CaptureYourInfo.com, a secure, online system for organizing and storing vital personal information, is reminding Americans this holiday season to take time to talk with loved ones about making provisions to help them capture their fundamental documents and details, in case of emergency. Noting that President Obama recently urged Americans, “When your loved ones...

2013-12-19 23:29:46

In response to the Harris Interactive survey Dashlane analyzed its own internal data in order to better understand how passwords affect the online experience of Baby Boomers, particularly in regards to password strength. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Last week Dashlane released findings of a Harris Interactive survey it sponsored on e-commerce and passwords. The survey showed that Baby Boomers were disproportionately affected by online password difficulties as 19% of online US...

2013-12-17 23:00:50

Passwords are the gateway to your identity - weak passwords and compromised security processes can impact individual's identity, and with so many personal devices being used for work, they can also harm and impact businesses. (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 With hackers recently accessing almost two million usernames and passwords from social media accounts, (CBC News), Tigerspike is taking action. In a Juniper Report earlier this year, it stated that mobile malware has skyrocketed 614%...

Microsoft Looks Beyond Passwords With FIDO Alliance
2013-12-13 14:26:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is joining efforts with the FIDO Alliance (Fast IDentity Online), an industry consortium of parties looking to advance online authentication beyond passwords. Microsoft has joined as a member of the Board of Directors. The Redmond-based software maker will also work with the FIDO Alliance to produce open standards ensuring interoperability with strong authentication methods and technologies. The FIDO Alliance hopes to create...

2013-12-12 23:32:30

18% of online US adults have canceled purchases due to forgotten passwords or usernames, 53% forced to use ‘reset password’ feature. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Early reporting suggests Cyber Monday 2013 to be a success as sales of $1.7 billion made it the heaviest online spending day in US history, and the National Retail Federation reports that an estimated 131 million Americans shopped online. However, recent findings from a Dashlane survey, conducted online among over...

2013-12-12 23:30:54

Enterprise password management and software firm Devolutions announced today that its team-focused Remote Desktop Management (RDM) solution is now fully integrated with Click Studios’ Passwordstate. As a result, Remote Desktop Manager users and teams can now benefit from an even more powerful and secure solution for managing all of their remote connections and passwords. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Devolutions, an enterprise password management and software firm with over...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'