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Jul 07, 2016

The problem of passwords and how to deal with it

Security experts have long recognised passwords as inadequate, but finally technology is offering some viable alternative authentication methods that businesses can explore to keep their data safe Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Aug 03, 2016

Barclays replaces passwords with voice authentication

Barclays is offering U.K. retail banking customers the option to do voice authentication instead of using passwords, with voiceprints that are as unique as fingerprints. Continue Reading


By Johna Till Johnson Manage May 17, 2016

A safe password system? Here's how

News of the death of the password system is premature, despite the security vulnerabilities of this authentication method. Learn how to create a safe password system. Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Aug 09, 2016

Oracle MICROS breached, password reset recommended

Oracle's MICROS PoS systems breached, possibly by Carbanak cybergang; Oracle issues mandatory password reset for customers. Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Jul 11, 2016

Datadog calls for password reset after cyber breach

Monitoring and analytics firm detected unauthorised activity associated with production servers and database of user credentials Continue Reading


By Peter Loshin News Jan 15, 2016

Trend Micro Password Manager flaw; backdoors and passwords

In this roundup, Trend Micro's Password Manager flamed over JavaScript flaw; Android malware breaks two-factor authentication; Cisco vulnerabilities; Juniper backdoor update and more. Continue Reading


Jun 14, 2016

The password’s the problem – lessons from the LinkedIn breach

In this week’s Computer Weekly, after millions of LinkedIn users had their data compromised, we look at the lessons to be learned from this latest data breach incident. Our buyer’s guide looks at NoSQL technologies... Continue Reading


By Warwick Ashford Jun 10, 2016

Twitter forces password resets for accounts vulnerable to hackers

Twitter cross-checks leaked user data with its records, identifying and locking a number of accounts for extra protection Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Evaluate Jun 08, 2016

What happens to all of the saved passwords in Microsoft's Edge browser?

Microsoft's Edge browser can save users' passwords so they don't have to enter them every time they visit a website. Users can turn this feature off if they want. Continue Reading


By Nicole Lewis Manage May 27, 2016

Password management tools open partner opportunities

Channel partners report increasing demand for password management systems, amid challenges associated with cloud computing, mobile technology and small business security. Continue Reading