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October 28, 2020
Ping's new suite of authentication features looks to secure accounts and login processes by eliminating the need for usernames and passwords, which are often reused and an easy target.
September 15, 2020
Gartner's 2020 Security & Risk Management Summit focused on the importance of privileged access management to cybersecurity as threat actors increasingly target admin credentials.
April 06, 2020
Zoom has implemented two key security and privacy measures in order to counter 'Zoombombing.' One enables passwords in meetings by default, while the second creates waiting rooms.
January 23, 2020
UpGuard discovered a public GitHub repository that contained sensitive AWS customer data, including passwords, authentication tokens and private encryption keys.
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