How to Securely Manage Passwords

As cybersecurity professionals we know a “strong” password is, supposedly, one that is at least 8 characters long with a combination of upper case, lower case, numbers, and special characters.  But, as Bob Dylan said, the times they are a-changing. There is new movement in the industry to move away from this traditional password guidance to something more secure, user-centric, and friendly.

Why SMS Authentication Isn't Safe Anymore

The most common two-factor authentication method is a password and a time-based one-time password (TOTP), which can be sent to your phone via SMS.  So even if your password is compromised, the cybercriminals will need the second factor, a code sent to your phone, to log into your account.  However, using SMS for two-factor authentication is not considered safe anymore.  Why is it not safe anymore?  What should we use then?

Why Where You Get Your Cybersecurity Training Matters

Do you work in IT or cybersecurity and want to advance your career?  Are you required to hold certain certifications for your job?  It sounds like you need some certification training.  Finding the right training for your certification can help you achieve your goals, save time and money, and even put you on the fast track to promotions and pay raises.