Your passwords are not secure

Your passwords are not secure

A password policy designed for federal agencies must be secure, right? Surprisingly, that hasn’t been the case according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). On the hook for the password best practices that we still use today — the combination of letters, capitalizations, and numbers — NIST admits that the existing guidelines were misguided.

Equifax sheds light on incident response

Equifax sheds light on incident response

What would you do right now if you discover that your business’s database is hacked and a huge number of your customers’ data gets leaked? Speechless, with dismay, but you need to act, decently. In this case, it helps to have a good incident response plan in place, so your business won’t suffer the same fate as Equifax, which is an interesting story we’re about to tell.

Technology Headlines: Big 3 Data Breaches

Equifax Breach: Leading the way in breaking news, the credit reporting company made headlines after announcing that they had suffered a major breach that could impact up to 200,000 people in the United States. Hackers gained access to Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers and other confidential personal information.

The Domain Name Game

The Domain Name Game

 

By Marina Petz

Domain Name: the name of the network address that identifies it as belonging to a specific domain. Domain names are used to identify one or more IP addresses. To sum it up, your domain name is similar to a product phrase, but for online purposes.