Many tech companies are creating easier-to-use alternatives to traditional username and passwords. Apple’s “Face ID” which uses biometric authentication to unlock your phone is probably the most widely used of these innovations at present. Biometric authentication is a security process that verifies your identity based on your unique biological characteristics. Here are some examples of biometric authentication that could increasingly replace passwords in the coming years. Voice Identification: Vocal recognition technologies measure […]
!F Y0u C4n R34d Th1s, 1t C4n B3 H4ck3d Leetspeak is a system of modified spellings used primarily on the Internet. It often uses character replacements in ways that play on the similarity of letters via reflection or other resemblance. It’s commonly used to create passwords that are considered memorable and secure. Unfortunately it didn’t take […]
81% of Confirmed Data Breaches are due to passwordss.. Password management is the bane of end users and IT administrators, but there are options to get the most out of the experience and reduce the headaches. At Onsite Techs we recommend using a password manager as well as multi-factor authentication to combat this problem. Companies […]
Phishing emails have gone well past those general “Nigerian Prince” messages addressed “To whom it may concern.” Today, they’re much more personal and will include information that you think a scammer shouldn’t know.
One of the biggest challenges when it comes to cybersecurity for businesses in Rhode Island and the rest of the world is keeping accounts secure and protected from being breached. Many business applications and online accounts are protected only by the strength of the password needed to get in. And in many cases, this […]