The federal agency urges organizations to ditch the bad practice and instead use multi-factor authentication methods. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added the use of single-factor authentication to its brief list of bad practices that it considers to be exceptionally risky when it comes to cybersecurity. “Single-factor authentication is a common low-security … More Don’t use single‑factor authentication
As cloud storage solutions are becoming more and more popular, we look at several simple steps you can take to secure your files on Google Drive. Cloud storage solutions have steadily become as popular as external storage devices; some may even argue that they are slowly surpassing them. The main selling point of the cloud … More 5 tips for better Google Drive security
Zoom now supports phone calls, text messages and authentication apps as forms of two-factor authentication. Zoom is rolling out support for two-factor authentication (2FA) across its web, desktop, and mobile applications, allowing users to double down on the security of their accounts with an extra layer of protection. For context, 2FA systems require users to pass authentication … More Zoom makes 2FA available for all its users
The web browser will only display domain names as a way to help people recognize impostor websites. Google will test a new feature in the Google Chrome web browser to help people spot websites that aim to trick them into giving away their personal data. The experiment, which will be rolled out on the desktop … More Google will test new feature in Chrome to curb phishing
From the humble passcode to biometric authentication, there are quite a few options to lock your Android phone. But which of them are more secure than the others? As people become more sensitive about the privacy and security of their data, you’d think that securing your phone with at least some kind of authentication measure … More How secure is your phone’s lock screen?