2015 was a bumper year for data breaches, with 475 million records being stolen across the most-severe 200 hacks. TalkTalk, Ashley Madison, Carphone Warehouse, Rakuten & LINE Corp all hit the headlines for high-profile data breaches. Most hacks don’t make the news, but with a whopping 30,000 websites being attacked everyday, it’s imperative that the level of security assurance in your organisation is sufficient to mitigate the risks.
Many companies are still not adequately protecting their data from security breaches. The following are the six biggest risks to the security of your company’s data, and the solutions that minimise risk of exposure.
The threat of a data breach has evolved along with the development of technology, and many companies are not adapting sufficiently to what is becoming an embarrassing and costly issue for the majority of businesses.
Forgetting passwords is a common problem, but one woman thought forgetting her laptop password was enough of an emergency to call the police.
On the 10th of July a new bug was announced in the OpenSSL library. This is the library used by many websites and tools to manage TLS/SSL.
So the big question is - is it actually safe for your employees to use security questions as a way to authenticate or recover account access? The short answer is no, it's bad for business. Below we examine why, and what you can do about it if it's already prevalent in your business.
“What city were you born in?” and “What is your father’s middle name?” when asked together block 99% of attackers with 10 attempts from gaining access to secure online accounts, but can employees in your company remember what they put as the answer? Apparently, 41% cannot.
The My1Login events team took the road last week for InfoSecurity Europe 2015 in London. It's the 3rd year in a row that our team have exhibited at the event with our stand this year being our biggest yet.
Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report has found that over 90% of attack patterns involve a single, common denominator: people. Human error is a primary challenge to the infosecurity industry and players at every level need to take a fresh look at how to manage it.
The My1Login team are pleased to announce that we are exhibiting, for our third year running, at Infosecurity Europe on June 2nd – June 4th at Olympia, London. After the success of last year’s conference, we have a bigger stand, more people and we are ready to answer questions you may have.
You could be forgiven for thinking that only large, rich brands like Sony, Adobe, and JP Morgan are the companies targeted by hackers as they’re pretty much the only kind reported in the media. You could also be forgiven for thinking that lesser mortals are strangers to hacker hit lists and you’ve nothing to worry about. But you couldn’t be more wrong.