Articles For Tag "password"

  • October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Let's talk about social media safety.

    posted on Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    This week kicks off Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recognizing the importance of how much our daily lives depend on the internet and the security of data. Look for us to pass along some information to keep your business, staff, accountholders, family and friends safe from fraudsters.

  • Weakest link to strongest link: password to passphrase

    posted by Sam Woods on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

    Data breaches stemming from weak passwords continue to rise. SHAZAM's cybersecurity consultant recommends using a passphrase instead of a password to increase your online security. Let us help you better understand how it works.

  • Implement a people-centric cybersecurity approach

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, October 16, 2019

    When fighting fraudsters, focus your efforts on people, not places. Cybercriminals target people to click, reply or engage to carry out an attack. A first step in keeping your institution secure is to implement a standard for strong passwords.

  • Prevent fraud this back-to-school season

    posted by Liz Little (Retired) on Wednesday, August 7, 2019

    Getting ready to go back to school means more purchases. It could also mean a new environment and limited access to private Wi-Fi. Students can be an easy target for cybercriminals. Share these tips with your accountholders to protect their family members from fraud.

  • It starts with a strong passphrase

    posted by Ben Hayden on Tuesday, August 14, 2018

    In data security, the weakest link is often the user. Use a passphrase instead of a password to increase your security. Add a token to slow down the bad guys even more.