A recent study showed that employees are failing to follow basic corporate cybersecurity best practices, such as creating unique passwords across multiple accounts and using two-factor authentication.
The key to improving identity theft awareness is to understand the risks, which include phishing attacks, digital trust abuse, poor password management, BYOD policies and more.
A recent report found that poor password security practices persist despite heightened awareness around data breaches.
To coincide with the NCAA Division 1 men's basketball tournament, security researchers recently published a bracket that named "Tiger" as the most common password related to sports teams and mascots.
Hear that sound? It's not opportunity knocking — it's an account checker trying to access your site using stolen login credentials.
Login credentials are a favorite target of today's cybercriminals, and two-factor authentication is now crucial to meet bare-minimum security standards.
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.