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A firmware study that found dozens of security problems affecting more than 120 products is a reminder to businesses to segregate and control access to networked office gear, experts say.
The Educational Testing Service, a non-profit organization that provides academic assessment tests, says it has gained efficiencies by centralizing its identity and access management (IAM) for on-premises, cloud and hosted applications. But it had to cope with a few bumps in the road along the way, especially in extending IAM into the cloud.
New research shows that "123456" is a good password after all.
Experts are skeptical of the threat posed by a reported design flaw in Microsoft Active Directory, which is used by many enterprises to control employee access to the corporate network.
University researchers have raised concerns about the security of web-based password managers that free people from the burden of having to remember website credentials.
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I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.