by Jason Garfagna 0 Comments

Parents - The Other Type of Hacker...

It seems like every other day you hear about a new data breach or some new scam designed to steal credentials of the unsuspecting end user. With the advent of social media, it’s now easier than ever to social engineer a person’s identity for nefarious intent. With these constant barrages of attacks, there is a heavy focus in the community on executing best practices for navigating the murky...

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by Rob Bellefeuille 0 Comments

Have you ever locked yourself out of your car? Part 1

 

I think we all know someone or have indeed ourselves, locked the keys in the car. Now there is modern technology on a lot of vehicles that allow you to call and talk to someone who can unlock your car with ease. But at one point in time that was not an option, you would either call a tow truck or your local police department to have them break into your car for you.

 

Recently, I was...

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Tags: Authentication Security, #infosec, IT Security, #ITSecurity, #lockedout, #passwordmanagement, #passwords, PortalGuard, Self-Service Password Recovery, Self-Service Password Reset, Two-Factor Authentication, User Authentication