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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The Impact of BYOD on Data Security in Schools

Schools are now more than ever before in possession of a huge amount of personal and sensitive data about both staff and students. This can include data such as exam results or private medical information. Therefore, the importance of securing this data within school IT systems goes without saying; it becomes increasingly critical because many
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The Importance of Password Management for SME’s

In a business environment that is dynamic, constantly evolving and ladled with threats, it is important to ensure all data is kept secure through using some form of password management. Recent, market research has stated that over the next 4-5 years, this requirement for password management is only set to increase because the need to
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Security and Staff – What’s the Connection?

In a business environment where security is paramount, online security is so very important. In generations before now, the only real worry about online security was virus infections, however now we’re having to face a plethora of issues including phishing, identity theft, spyware and the list goes on. Additionally, we have to think about internal
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Considerations for cloud in education

In recent years migrating to the cloud has become a common action for many educational establishments. When looking to migrate partial or entire on-premise services, it is important to ensure the transition is smooth, however this is not always the case. This often results in an increased load on the help desk and IT department.
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How does Password Self-Service help to take the pressure off the Help Desk Team?

IT departments are under continued pressure from the business as a whole because approximately 50% of all IT help desk enquiries tend to be about password reset or unlocking of an account. Naturally, this creates a huge amount of unnecessary pressure on IT staff, having to deal with such a mundane issue that in theory
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Known Issue: VMWare Updates esx-base (2072653)

Affected Product Nervepoint Access Manager installs taken from our prebuilt VMs OVA and OVF formats VMware released patch 2072653 on February 27th 2014 for ESXi 5.1 which updates esx-base VIB to resolve the issue where virtual machines using the E1000/E1000E adapter might lose network connectivity. Currently anyone running Nervepoint Access Manager installed from one of our VMs will
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