It seems that every few weeks we are hearing about new security breaches in organizations where usernames, passwords, and other critical information are lost. Big ones make the headlines, small ones frequently go unacknowledged. Naturally, to your business, there is the fear of what happens if you are the next compromised company. Between reputation loss, financial loss, and even trade secrets, it's a very scary topic.
Fortunately, there are many simple steps you can take to help safeguard your organization from easy vulnerabilities. A connection many don't make is that the compromised credentials from one data breach could lead to your systems being accessed by an unauthorized person. Best practices dictate that you don't use identical passwords with different services, but we all know that is rarely adhered to. One solution that will help address this problem is using a password manager. There are many good solutions out there like Lastpass. I'll discuss those in a future post. ...
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