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What Is a Data Breach?

A data breach happens when cybercriminals gain unauthorized access to a system or network, allowing them to search for sensitive data pertaining to a business and its customers, and using it to extract some form of illegal value. Attackers might sell this data on the dark web, directly engage in fraud, hold the information for ransom, or use it to…

How Adaptive MFA Helps with Mitigating Brute-Force Attacks

Before public cloud services, computing infrastructure was expensive, hosted on-premises, and reserved for big enterprises and universities. Now, anyone with a credit card can access an unlimited supply of cloud apps and computing power. While cloud services offer many benefits, the accessibility of the cloud has also made identity attacks…

Mitigate Risks with Modern Password Recovery Systems

The ability to reset your password is an essential system requirement. With so many online services available, it’s common to have multiple user accounts for the various apps and services you interact with every day. Security doctrine dictates that you need a different password for each account, and that you update each one regularly. With so many…

What is Multi-factor, or Two-factor Authentication?

Passwords aren’t good enough. Securing your enterprise can seem like a daunting task. In the past, companies were comfortable with the standard username- and password-based authentication to all apps and services, with no additional methods of authentication or authorization. Access to corporate resources was protected by firewalls and VPNs. Here…

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