NIST has changed its long-standing recommendations for password management, favoring minimal user friction over complexity requirements and regular password updates.
Your eight-character password is not as secure as you might think, but there are several simple actions you can take to truly strengthen your password security.
A group of researchers proposed a new framework that would enable web services to share users' password hash data in an effort to reduce password reuse.
Login credentials are a favorite target of today's cybercriminals, and two-factor authentication is now crucial to meet bare-minimum security standards.
Researchers have shown how generative adversarial networks (GANs) can be applied to cybersecurity tasks such as cracking passwords and identifying hidden data in high-quality images.
Three-fourths of young professionals are comfortable with biometric tools such as fingerprint scanning to access data, according to new IBM research that suggests organizations need to rethink how they approach millennials and technology. Young...
Companies that neglect basic security best practices are grappling with problems related to privileged account management, according to a recent survey.
Symmetric key encryption, password hashing and SHA-1 are all ineffective ways to store passwords during the software development stage.
A Colombian security researcher discovered a flaw that could enable attackers to steal Windows NTLM password hashes without any user interaction.
The man who first wrote about password strength has modified his stance and written new guidelines that IT managers should follow.