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Cybersecurity News, Advice and Opinion

The Enterprise Risks of Personal Password Managers

Posted by My1Login on Jan 12, 2022 2:42:29 PM

With the average enterprise organisation using 288 different cloud applications, individual users simply have too many credentials to remember, and resort to poor security practices as a result. Passwords which are weak and easy to remember, reused, or written down create cyber security risk, with compromised credentials being the most common cause of successful cyberattacks in 2021. A password manager is a potential solution to mitigate these risks and the threat of a data breach, however, not all password managers are equal.

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Why MFA Alone is Not Enough to Protect Organisations From Data Breaches

Posted by My1Login on Jan 6, 2022 12:03:15 PM

To meet the increasing cyber security challenges posed by the growth of cloud technology and remote working environments, many enterprises turn to Multi-Factor Authentication, or MFA, as an important line of defence. Yet despite the undoubted security benefits, MFA alone cannot fully protect organisations from unauthorised access to applications.

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2021 in Review – Five of the Most Expensive Data Breaches

Posted by My1Login on Dec 21, 2021 1:35:57 PM

2021 saw a continued increase in the number of cyberattacks on businesses. According to Accenture, organisations experienced a 125% rise in incident rate year-on-year, a trend that has been continuing for several years and shows little sign of slowing down.

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The Long-term Cost of a Security Breach

Posted by My1Login on Dec 15, 2021 9:55:05 AM

The cost of a data breach has been rising steadily each year, with the average in 2021 coming in at £3.2m, an increase from £2.9m in 2020. Much of this comes from easily quantifiable costs such as system downtime, lost business, fines, and ransom payments. But the costs of a data breach can continue for many years after the event – here are four long-term factors affecting organisations after an attack.

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The Business Cost of Manual User Deprovisioning

Posted by My1Login on Dec 9, 2021 10:16:03 AM

With the average enterprise using 288 different cloud applications, the task of provisioning and deprovisioning user access has become increasingly complex. Manual user provisioning, whether led by HR, IT, line managers, or a combination of personnel and departments, can slow onboarding and cost time and productivity. However, the business cost of manual deprovisioning can be much more significant for an organisation if employee access to applications is not revoked and they retain access to corporate data after they have left.

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Five reasons organisations are investing in Identity and Access Management

Posted by My1Login on Dec 1, 2021 2:29:05 PM

Identity and Access Management (IAM) is continuing to attract investment from businesses, with over 80% of global IT decision makers having already adopted or planning to adopt an IAM solution over the next two years, according to a study from Forrester. A variety of cyber security, compliancy and cost drivers are all helping to fuel the move – here are the five main reasons businesses are moving to adopt IAM.

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5 Mistakes Organisations Make That Cause Data Breaches

Posted by My1Login on Nov 25, 2021 4:44:34 PM

The frequency and severity of data breaches are continuing to grow, with the cost of the average breach rising again in 2021 to over £3 million. The previous year, four in ten UK businesses and a quarter of charities reported having a security breach or attack, according to government figures.

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My1Login Finalist in Two Awards

Posted by My1Login on Oct 14, 2021 4:26:41 PM


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My1Login Winner in Cloud Excellence Awards 2021

Posted by My1Login on Sep 27, 2021 4:15:18 PM

My1Login is delighted to announce that it has been named the Cloud Security Product of the Year for Identity, Access and Authentication at the 2021 Cloud Excellence Awards.

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Demystifying the acronyms and jargon around Identity Management

Posted by My1Login on Sep 22, 2021 4:54:59 PM

Identity and Access Management encompasses a wide range of technologies, policies, and models. With so many different things involved, it can be difficult to keep up with the ever-growing jargon. Initialisms, acronyms and buzzwords help professionals navigate the space and understand each other, but they can be intimidating to newcomers, outsiders, or simply those in need of a refresher. So if you don’t know your IdPs from your OTPs, we’ve prepared this guide to give you a brief tour through the lexicon, and demystify some of the more common terms you’ll come across.

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