Password Management and Policy
- October 03, 2014
News roundup: Palo Alto's next-generation firewall fared poorly in a recent NSS Labs report, leading to a testy back-and-forth about NGFW testing. Plus: Mitnick selling zero days; EMET bypassed, again; iThemes stored plaintext passwords.
- August 15, 2014
News roundup: Pro golfer Rory McIlroy inadvertently revealed his passcode on live TV, highlighting how easy it is to inadvertently reveal sensitive information. Plus: BlackBerry and Google issue updates, and Gartner hit with Magic Quadrant lawsuit.
- August 08, 2014
News roundup: When a breach occurs, it's common practice to share the information with victims -- both the users and the companies involved. However, Hold Security's billion-password hack disclosure hasn't followed standard procedure.
- March 21, 2014
Researchers have warned of numerous HealthCare.gov security issues. Michael Cobb reviews the website security lessons learned for enterprises.
- April 23, 2013
The 2013 Verizon data breach report details how authentication attacks affect organizations of all sizes, blaming single-factor passwords.
- August 01, 2012
Dropbox spokesman says investigation is ongoing after attackers gained access to an employee account leaking user email addresses.
- August 01, 2012
Investigators believe some of the Web-based storage service's accounts were compromised following a password breach at another website.
- June 26, 2012
Breach at the professional networking site highlights password practices, storage procedures.
- June 25, 2012
Many organizations have acquired legacy applications over the years, storing password data and other information in clear text, according to one noted security expert.
- June 11, 2012
After hackers posted 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords on a Russian site last week, the company has disabled all at-risk accounts and notified their users.