IBM's new "Future of Identity Study" revealed that while millennials are less likely to use complex passwords than their older counterparts, they embrace new technologies for identity protection.
A recent IBM Security study found that consumers, especially millennials, are beginning to embrace alternatives to password protection, such as biometric authentication.
Thanks largely to recent news headlines, consumers are becoming more aware of security concerns, meaning that retailers must improve their data security practices to earn customer trust.
Researchers are warning that web tracking firms can abuse password mechanisms to steal usernames and email addresses, increasing the risk of cybersecurity breaches.
A password manager enables users to access all their login credentials with a single master password, eliminating the need to juggle multiple credentials to access various accounts.
Enterprise users that rely on password managers should be alert to a recently discovered vulnerability related to the Keeper application.
Cybersecurity vigilance is crucial during the holiday shopping season, but it's equally important to carry that security awareness into the new year.
To maximize the horsepower of its password cracking system, the IBM X-Force team built its own hardware to aid in penetration testing efforts.
Consumers and retailers should implement these basic cybersecurity tips year-round to stay secure during the busy holiday shopping season.
Companies that neglect basic security best practices are grappling with problems related to privileged account management, according to a recent survey.