05.13.2022 - Monday.com vs ClickUp: Project management software comparison
Depending on the nature of your projects, security and privacy can be serious concerns. Especially for companies using a remote or hybrid-remote approach. Optimal IdM offers advice about the best secure authentication methods for teams working from home.
04.29.2022 - 5 REMOTE TRAINING BEST PRACTICES FOR YOUR BUSINESS
Statistics show that 36.2 million Americans will be working from home by 2025.Companies need to be aware of cyber threats to remote employees. The amount of cyberattacks has increased by 30% since 2020. And it’s common for cybercriminals to access a company’s network through remote employees’ devices. If these 2022 cybersecurity statistics have taught us anything, it’s that businesses need to take cyberthreats seriously.
03.21.2022 - Optimal IdM Releases Agentless B2B Desktop Single Sign-On Solution To Authenticate Vendors
Optimal IdM, a leading provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions, has announced they have released a business-to-business (B2B) authentication feature, the OptimalCloud™ Agentless B2B Desktop Single Sign-On (DSSO), to allow a customer’s third-party, vendors to authenticate back to their network using the Kerberos computer network authentication protocol.
03.7.2022 - How to Create Your Own Online Proxy Server in Minutes
Company browsing restrictions can cause a lot of trouble. They often use an extensive directory of “forbidden websites” that kept out all but a few popular sites. In some cases, none of the conventional proxy servers work, and even Google Translate fails. If you run into these issues, you can set up your own functioning proxy server in a matter of minutes. We’ve also looked at how to set up a VPN at home.
10.27.2021 - The Implications of Big Tech’s Meeting With Biden
Big data is no longer just an industry buzzword — it’s estimated to grow to $103 billion by 2027. It’s no wonder that the tech sector needs to acknowledge the challenges that will arise from this growth. Before this meeting, President Joe Biden said that cybersecurity was “a core national security challenge” to the U.S. Several recent, high-profile cyberattacks had to be addressed during this meeting in Washington.
10.27.2021 - How to Better Secure User Authentication Protocols
Authentication and authorization are not the same, and remembering that is critical to avoiding threats like ProxyToken. An attacker may use ProxyToken or a similar method to bypass authentication, but tighter controls can still mitigate damage.
10.27.2021 - Twitch Adds New Phone Verification Option to Avoid Bot Attacks
The new Twitch phone verification option aims to stop automated hate raids through two-factor authentication. Many companies use this measure for employees since passwords may be vulnerable, especially if workers reuse them.
09.29.2021 - The Rise of Identity Access Management in Fintech
Identity and access management is an umbrella term covering policies and technology that manage users’ access privileges. That includes everything from multifactor authentication (MFA) to network segmentation. Many employees use the same passwords for cloud access for critical internal data, making data breaches from credential stuffing more likely. Segmentation and access restrictions within IAM help mitigate these risks. View the full article at FinTechReview.net. ...
08.31.2021 - 4 IT Priorities in the WFH Era
Data breaches have become a fact of life in the working from home era, but there are steps we can take to make our networks safer. It only takes one backdoor, or, as with the Colonial Pipeline in 2021, an old password sold to the right person, to open the floodgates and shut everything down. View the full article at Wire19.com. ...
08.23.2021 - Top 5 Cyber Exposures Tied to the Rising Use of International Remote Workforces
Securing company data isn’t as straightforward as it used to be. Things get even more complicated if you have an international remote workforce with phishing making up to 30% of all attacks against small businesses. View the full article at TheLastWatchdog.com. ...