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Cybersecurity is All of Our Jobs. Here’s How to Stay Safe in Government

It is true that increased sophistication of certain cyberattacks require equally serious emergency preparedness. But let’s not make it so easy for cyber criminals to take advantage of us by following a few simple guidelines to protect ourselves and the public organizations we work for.

NIST Password Guidelines and Microsoft got Password Security Wrong (Part 1)

Security or convenience is no longer an acceptable trade-off when it comes to cybersecurity. They must be mutually inclusive, otherwise employees will circumvent security for their own personal convenience. NIST and Microsoft understands this to a degree, but in the latest NIST Password Guidelines SP 800-63-3 the recommendations favors password convenience over password security.

Making Passwords Secure: Missing the Weakest Link in Cybersecurity

Yes, Passwords are Secure! They are not going away; they can’t. The attacks we see daily is not a password authentication problem, but rather a password management nightmare. Has your organization put their employees into the role of Network Security Administrator? If you allow them to generate, remember, type, manage and know their logon passwords… Read more »