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Many keys, one lock  >  Brute-force credential stuffing.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) / two-factor authentication (2FA) / one-time security code

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Password managers remain an important security tool despite new vulnerability report

Experts downplay discovery of a vulnerability that can expose passwords in a computer's memory. Hackers likely to take easier paths to stealing passwords.

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Using a password manager: 7 pros and cons

This veteran security pro feels more secure now that he's using a password manager, but there are still risks.

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6 ways companies fail at security fundamentals

A new report suggests many organizations are failing in the basic cyber hygiene efforts and leaving themselves exposed to hackers.

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10 topics every security training program should cover

A thorough end-user education program is a necessary weapon in the battle to protect your perimeter. These 10 topics are the baseline of what to include in an awareness training program.

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Are regulations keeping you from using good passwords?

Most companies are using password "best practices" that are out of date and ineffective. Regulations are getting in the way of changing them.

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1.4B stolen passwords are free for the taking: What we know now

The 2012 LinkedIn breach, along with other old third-party breaches, is still paying dividends for criminals, who now have free access to 1.4 billion previously exposed email addresses and passwords.

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Password managers grow up, target business users

Enterprise-class password managers fill key security gaps left by single sign-on (SSO) and cloud access solutions.

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