With cyberthreats becoming more sophisticated by the day, ensuring robust password protection has never been more critical in safeguarding business data. However, keeping passwords protected is easier said than done. Fortunately, a managed IT services provider (MSP) can help improve your business’s password security.
How can an MSP help improve password security?
8 Ways to create stronger, more secure passwords
The most common passwords of 2023 so far provide a key indication of user behavior worldwide when it comes to choosing passwords. This data also reveals some pitfalls of password creation, giving us insight into how to protect against unauthorized access.
6 Practical tips for strengthening device security
Many people don’t realize just how vulnerable today’s computers and mobile devices are to nosy individuals and cybercriminals. However, by taking a few simple precautions, you can significantly improve your devices’ security, as well as the security of data stored within. Install anti-malware software No matter what type of device you are using, it is […]
NIST’s password guidelines: What you need to know
In case you missed it, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released new guidelines for creating and managing passwords. This is great news for anyone looking to improve their online security. But what do these new guidelines mean for you? In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of the NIST password […]
How to boost data protection in Microsoft 365
Using Microsoft 365 is a great way to keep your data safe, but the platform is not impervious to attacks. In this article, we will discuss the ways you can boost the protection of your data in Microsoft 365. Follow these tips to help keep your data safe from prying eyes and malicious actors. Secure […]
4 Ways to improve your online security
Do you ever feel like your internet security is a bit lax? Maybe you don’t have a password on your Wi-Fi network or you use the same one for all of your accounts. These risky behaviors can ultimately lead to a cyberattack. To mitigate this risk and improve your online security, you can follow these […]
Working remotely? Follow these cybersecurity tips
Working from home is becoming an increasingly popular option for employees around the world. While this flexible work arrangement can be a great perk for employees, it also comes with its own set of security risks. Follow these cybersecurity tips so you can protect yourself, your personal information, and your company’s data while telecommuting. Patch […]
It’s time to rethink your password strategy
In 2003, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stated that strong passwords should consist of upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. However, the institute has now reversed its stance. Find out why and learn what their new recommendations are. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to create easy-to-crack […]
Safeguard your Microsoft 365 data with these tips
Because Microsoft understands the value of business data and the costs associated with data loss and theft, the technology company offers powerful security tools for Microsoft 365 subscribers. However, for these tools to be truly effective, users must implement the following practices to further protect their data. Take advantage of policy alerts Establish policy notifications […]
Use these tips to stay safe on Facebook and Twitter
Never let your guard down when you’re on social media! Malicious hackers are becoming better at stealing your personal information, so keep these reminders and tips in mind to remain safe while you’re on platforms like Facebook and Twitter. Lock screens exist for a reason Always lock all your devices as soon as you stop […]