Australia's leading source of security and threat news
These search results are from across the Techday Network of sites
APAC firms leaving password management to employees - at a cost
Asia Pacific organisations admit that employee behaviour and IT policy don’t match up, particularly when it comes to passwords.
23 Jan 18
NZ Cyber Smart Week: If you just do one thing, start using a password manager
How do employees really use credentials in their day-to-day work? And what kind of threat do they pose?
27 Nov 17
1 in 4 organisations relying solely on passwords to secure BYOD
Bitglass has released the findings from its newest research, ‘BYOD and Identity’, which are alarming to say the least.
07 Nov 17
Exclusive: ESET on why the humble password is here to stay
"So how long is ‘really long’? I recommend a minimum of twelve characters with mixed-cases and numbers or symbols. Even longer is better."
30 Oct 17
Hackers steal data through ‘easy back door’ in massive Deloitte breach
In just the last few weeks we’ve had three major breaches go public, and experts say this one could have been easily prevented.
27 Sep 17
There are 320 million breached passwords available online right now
Right now there are more than 320 million compromised passwords, and they’re all available online.
18 Sep 17
Study finds it’s still the basics causing critical threats for businesses
Companies are inundated with cybersecurity threats every day – but which are the most critical?
30 Aug 17
FireEye uncovers Russian cybercriminal group targeting EMEA hotels
The hospitality sector is a frequently attacked target by cybercriminals - one of the most prominent has been attributed to a Russian group.
14 Aug 17
Trusona lands in Japan to take no-password authentication to Asia Pacific
Identity authentication provider Trusona is extending its reach beyond the US and into the Asia Pacific region, with a new office in Tokyo, Japan.
09 Aug 17
Kiwis, never forget your password again with the Mycena app
App developer Lookiimedia announced the release of Mycena, a new password management app for both Android and iOS devices.
21 Jul 17
Centrify warns hospitality industry is weak against data breaches
The alert from Centrify come as the Sabre Corp data breach continues to claim victims around the world, with Trump Hotels the latest announced.
15 Jul 17
Centrify targets local admin access on Macs through latest identity management update
Macs in the enterprise are prone to careless administrative account maintenance and passwords are being shared further than they should be.
19 Jun 17
Dropbox rolls out new features to boost security & visibility
Dropbox hopes the updates will give admin stronger user controls and increased visibility into their teams’ Dropbox usage.
14 Jun 17
It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds
Less than half of internet sites support HTTPS, despite it being a 'must have' for all businesses, a new survey has found.
30 May 17
Poor password choices make it easy for credential stuffing attacks, Digital Shadows warns
“Enterprises - and the companies that work for and with them - need to be better prepared for this sort of brute force attack."
29 May 17
Contractors, unstructured data amongst major security concerns, says SailPoint
“By putting identity at the centre of security and IT operations, these organisations can move their IT teams out of full-time firefighting mode."
17 May 17
A short history of the computer password
The concept of a password was developed so that users could only access their own specific files for their allotted four hours a week.
15 May 17
Don't let Darth Vader destroy your security on World Password Day
If you use starwars100 as any of your passwords, now might be a good time to have a look at how strong your passwords actually are.
04 May 17
Around 17 million websites are already powered by WordPress - are they secure?
WordPress, the most popular and most used content management system, is also a great tool for businesses and individuals.
20 Apr 17
Microsoft launches ‘phone signin’ for Android and iOS - but what about its Windows Phone?
Microsoft has launched 'phone sign-in’ specifically for Microsoft accounts on Android and iOS - but what about Windows Phones?
20 Apr 17
VMware survey: ASEAN firms not doing enough about personal device security in workplace
81% of ASEAN businesses are allowing unapproved personal devices for work - and 38% of those devices don’t comply with their company’s IT policies.
10 Apr 17
Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble
The humble password is still creating headaches for internet users across the world – and many people are still making bad password decisions.
19 Jan 17
How to handle multiple devices and passwords at once
It seems that for every work device you use, you have a personal alternative. But this means having twice as many gadgets & security concerns.
11 Oct 16
'It's time to rethink security' warns Centrify exec
“Staying with the status quo is not viable because password-based security solutions are not protecting us."
22 Aug 16