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3 Ways to Help Employees Spot Phishing Attacks

From a data breach investigation of Verizon, roughly one in 10 employees will click on a malicious email.And the average phishing attack costs a mid-sized company $1.6 million.Computer phishing attacks are fraudulent processes where victims are tricked into giving away sensitive user information, potentially putting an entire company at risk.

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Tags: Authentication, #cyberattacks, #cybersecurity, Education, information security, #passwords, PortalGuard, data breach, Password Management, #phishing, password spraying, security trends, IT Department, security risk, login session, cybercriminals, National Cybersecurity Month

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Cyber Trends in Higher Education - EDUCAUSE Conference Takeaways

 

When we attended the EDUCAUSE Conference several weeks ago in Philadelphia, we learned about major changes and expectations from IT professionals in the education sector. Top IT issues included being cyber-everywhere, modernizing systems, and the move to the cloud. For 2022 and beyond, institutions are looking at new technologies and solving new challenges, which we've included below in our...

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Tags: Compliance, Education, information security, K-12, User Experience, EDUCAUSE, college, IT Department, iam strategy

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Asking Around, What Dish Would Cybersecurity Be?

As the year ends, many of your employees, users, and customers are beginning to wind down and celebrate the upcoming holiday season. For the United States, the next holiday season is Thanksgiving, a celebration full of food and family gathering. However, the most iconic part of Thanksgiving is the stereotypical food that many families serve throughout the dinner: turkey, mashed potatoes,...

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Which authentication methods will you choose in 2022?

Multi-factor authentication has become a must-have for any cybersecurity strategy, yet getting customers, employees, and suppliers to use it has been a challenge. There is always that group of users or even CEO who does not want to use the authentication method IT administrators provide. But successful MFA relies on successful adoption. 

IT directors and managers are now “change...

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Tags: Authentication, OTP Authentication, Biometrics, identity bound biometrics

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Let's Review: The Cyber Issues of Remote Access

When the COVID-19 pandemic created a large shutdown worldwide around March of 2020, many organizations had to suddenly change their workforce model to support remote working; BIO-key included. Daily coffee chit-chats, quick meetings, and in-person conversations were pushed to Slack, Zoom, and other online video meeting services and asynchronous communication methods.  

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Tags: hybrid, remote access, zero trust

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It's Time to Ask Your IT Team These 3 Cybersecurity Questions

As we have learned throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the topic of cybersecurity was top of mind for everyone. The headlines throughout the year about cyberattacks especially ransomware on major organizations including Tyler Technologies, SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, JBS, and Kaseya heightened awareness around the possibility of an attack happening to anyone. 

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Tags: #cybersecurity, information security, IT Department

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Asking Around, What's Your Authentication Nightmare?

While removing passwords is the goal for IT leaders and security experts, as Microsoft recently announced, the replacements for...

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Tags: Authentication, #cybersecurity, OTP Authentication, passwordless

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BIO-key Champions Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a global effort to help everyone stay safe and protected when using technology whenever and however you connect. The theme for the month is ‘Do Your Part, #BeCyberSmart’. The goal of this focused month-long campaign is to support online safety and educate employees, customers, and users about digital privacy. Today, BIO-key is excited to announce its...

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Tags: #cyberattacks, #cybersecurity, National Cybersecurity Month, cybersecurity leaders

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Ask Christopher: The Benefits of a Cloud-Based IAM Solution

Cloud computing is a popular topic of discussion in the current digital landscape. When the COVID-19 pandemic first landed, organizations in all verticals – from small businesses to Higher Education and Fortune 500 companies – were struck hard and fast with a new requirement: a remote and/or mobile workforce.

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Tags: information security, PortalGuard, Cloud Authentication, cloud computing, IDaaS, Cloud IAM

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How it works: PortalGuard Self-Service Password Reset

With PortalGuard, we offer both the ability have the users reset their password on their own. If you’d like to also configure the ability for the users to see their password instead of resetting it, that is available too. From the PortalGuard Admin Guide, which can be found here:

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Tags: HelpDesk, PortalGuard, SSPR, User Authentication, IT Department