MOQ, the ASX-listed firm behind popular school communications tool SkoolBag says its app is secure following the discovery of user credentials in a major dump of emails and passwords earlier this month.
Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, which already had spawned a nationwide lawsuit.
Are you the confident type with a tidy desk who hates to miss a deadline? Or a laid-back creative sort with a propensity for daydreaming? Either way you’re no more or less likely to exhibit poor password behaviour, however, personality type does affect how bad security habits are excused.
Last week, I went to a project meeting so I could provide security insights as some consulting software developers updated us on the customer-facing application they're building for us. But I was dumbfounded when they asked me, "How should we encrypt the passwords?" Will developers never learn?
Employees who use software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications are more irresponsible about password security, file transfer and IT compliance. But IT's failure to communicate about risky behaviour and provide tools to help employees do their work is part of the problem. Here are steps you can take to bring SaaS back under control.
PayPal CISO Michael Barrett took the keynote stage at Interop to announce the impending death of passwords and their replacement with more robust authentication protocols based on an open standard. Apple may lead the way with its next iPhone.