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.
According to IBM's "Future of Identity Study," consumers are beginning to prioritize security over convenience, making trust a crucial competitive advantage for financial institutions.
Researchers are warning that web tracking firms can abuse password mechanisms to steal usernames and email addresses, increasing the risk of cybersecurity breaches.
Fraudsters are after more than just passwords, and protecting user credentials is more crucial than ever amid the increasingly advanced threat landscape.
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.
A recent Visa study found that U.S. consumers prefer biometric authentication methods to traditional passwords, and even believe them to be more secure.
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.