Implementing NIST password guidelines to boost remote employee security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is a physical sciences laboratory and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce, that provides security guidelines, quality standards, and more for various industries. Being a federal agency, NIST …

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What do we talk about when we have password problems?

Chat 1

Employee 1: Hi, admin.

Employee 1: I forgot my password. Can you reset it for me? I’ve raised a ticket too. 

IT admin: *sigh*

Chat 2

Employee 2: Hello, admin. Can you unlock my account? I’ve raised a

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How to mitigate password security risks associated with remote work

The world has become accustomed to remote work, and companies have adapted to this change. However, working remotely—far from a permanent and secured perimeter—is exactly what hackers have been doing all along. Working in this type of environment is their …

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Why some organizations voluntarily implement NIST guidelines

Despite drastic changes so far in 2020, the one thing that has stayed somewhat the same is data security, with the Wawa convenience stores data breach becoming the third-largest credit card breach in history. The fact that even big names …

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Simple and seamless password management for remote work

Remote work brings with it a fair share of challenges for IT admins. For example, when users contact admins to reset or change their Active Directory passwords remotely, the new credentials aren’t updated in their devices, as those devices are …

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Opening up our end-user password management tool to help businesses operate seamlessly while workforces are remote

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COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). As a precautionary measure for the safety of employees, most organizations are adopting mandatory work from home policy.…

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All you need to know about NIST password guidelines

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a physical sciences laboratory and a non-regulatory agency of the United States Department of Commerce, recently released their guidelines for password security. Some of them are contrary to what we’ve come …

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Users and passwords: Their behavior, your responsibility

A team of researchers studied a group of users of different age groups, gender, and fields of work/study to see their behavioral patterns while handling passwords. The study involved an online survey and an experiment where users were asked to …

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How business continuity is affected by poor password management [Webinar]

Passwords play an important role in authenticating users in an organization. As an IT admin, you’d hope that employees would understand the importance of password management and be more meticulous, but often, that’s not the case. Implementing strong password management …

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