Identity Theft on the Rise for Businesses and Consumers

The latest news in regards to businesses being hacked, with millions of consumer data being stolen in each case, consumers have made the threat of identity theft their number one concern as we end 2014 and head into 2015. What’s worse, 2014 was the second year in a row in which identity theft has affected millions
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Pillars of Password Management

Compatibility and Mobility are two key characteristics of an effective Password Management solution. Together, they help build a balanced platform by providing network admins the ability to manage varied networks, while affording their users with the ability to access their accounts whenever, wherever and however they want. The need to maintain a solution that is
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No Switching Required: Access Manager Makes Linux Managers Happy

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce business, once remarked “I’m not a tech guy. I’m looking at the technology with the eyes of my customers, normal people’s eyes.” At Nervepoint Technologies, we are tech people. And we constantly look at technology through the eyes of our customers, many of whom are techies.
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Keeping it Simple in IT: Attributes of a Good Identification Management Platform

Why make things easy when it’s so easy to make things hard? This question always enters my head when I think of Identity Management. In two decades of covering the Identify Management industry I have seen one company after another build identity management solutions that either over complicate the experience for the network administrator or
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What are the lessons learnt from password hacking?

Hot off the heals, with the recent hacks on eBay and Gmail, it’s not surprising that we find 2 more respected organisations who’s security has been compromised and leaves data vulnerable to hackers. iThemes iThemes, a favoured website that provides themes and plugins for popular blog site WordPress, have contacted all their users with a notice
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The Shellshock Q&A

What is Shellshock? The ‘Bash bug’, most commonly known as Shellshock is typically located within the command-line shell that is used within many Mac, Linux and UNIX operating systems, which can leave websites and devices powered by these operating systems open to risk. How does it work? Bash supports the export of not just shell
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Has the 5 million Gmail password hack affected you?

On Wednesday, many technology websites and blogs broke the news that hackers leaked around 5 million stolen Gmail account details to a Russian Bitcoin forum. This follows similar leaks of account data from popular Russian web services, so is there room to be concerned? Understandably, this has caused huge outrage and worry amongst users of
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Why does my company need self-service password reset?

Wikipedia has defined self-service password reset as “any process or technology that allows users who have either forgotten their password or triggered an intruder lockout to authenticate with an alternate factor, and repair their own problem, without calling the help desk”. Simply put, self-service password reset allows you to manage your password through answering pre-set
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