Passwords encryption

Weak Passwords

We have been using passwords since the 1960’s, where the origins of the internet date back to. Yet with the passing years our passwords have become weaker, and easier for cyber criminals to hack. Don’t think so? Does your password have a vowel? Does it contain the numbers 1 or 2 that are placed at the end? How about a capital letter at the beginning followed by a vowel?

Protect and Partner Up

Protect and Partner Up

There have been many high profile breaches in 2014: Home Depot, Target, and the most recent, Sony Pictures Entertainment. These breaches clearly illustrate that there is much work to be done across all business sizes.

Cyberwar

2014 the year of Cyberwar

This year has been a scary year when it comes to cyber-attacks. Almost 9 billion records were compromised so far, and I would not be surprised if there were more. When it comes to these data breaches it is not a question of “if”, but of when.

Encryption

Is Encryption Dead?

I’ve been asked a couple of times in the nearby past by partners, customers and prospects that encryption would not be secure for millions of years as always being stated. Instead of this it would be possible to “break” encryption within seconds in a 15-20 years’ timeframe when quantum computers become reality.

‘Tis the Season... to Watch Out for Breaches

‘Tis the Season… to Watch Out for Breaches

Whether you’re ready to admit it or not, the holiday shopping season is upon us. Take a minute and ask yourself: what kind of shopper am I? Do you tend to finish your gift-giving excursions back in August, or will you be spending the night before your holiday scrounging for last minute ideas? Regardless of which bucket you fall into, there are two upcoming days dedicated solely to shoppers of all kinds: Black Friday and Cyber Monday.