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SageNet partners with HYPR

July 21, 2020SSN Staff

TULSA, Okla.—SageNet, managed network services and cybersecurity solutions provider, partnered with security company HYPR to resell its enterprise-ready Fast Identity Online (FIDO)-certified, passwordless security solutions.  “SageNet has built a strong reputation for providing organizations [with] a full range of state-of-the-art security tools, delivered by one of the most experienced cybersecurity teams in the industry,” SageNet CEO Daryl Woodard said in the announcement. “As more...

Consulting Services, Cybersecurity, firewall, HYPR, SageNet LLC, secure passwords, vulnerability scanning


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Passwords … mind over matter

July 8, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

I’m always fascinated when I see articles stating that the top passwords of the year were “password” “1234” or “qwerty” or even “abc” in conjunction with the millions of articles about data breaches that offer easy-to-do actions for people to take to protect their personal data, either personal or work. Why are the exact same, weak passwords being used over and over when people know and understand that data can and most likely will be hacked? I recently attended “The Psychology...

biometrics, cyber security, Cybersecurity, facial biometrics, fingerprint biometric, phishing, secure passwords


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Weak passwords and ransomware infections go hand-in-hand

January 22, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

Did you know the first ransomware attack happened in 1989 by Joseph L. Popp, a Harvard-trained evolutionary biologist? As history tells us, Popp created the AIDS Trojan, known as the PC Cyborg, and sent 22,000 infected diskettes, labeled “AIDS Information - Introductory Diskettes,” to an international AIDS conference. Unsuspiciously, the diskette did educate the user, but it also infected the user's computer. After approximately 90 reboots, the virus would encrypt files on the hard...

Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, passphrase, Ransomware, secure passwords


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9 tips to stay cyber safe while traveling

October 9, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

As October presents itself in terms of pumpkin-spiced “everything,” cooler temps, colorful leaves, National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) (ICYMI - we are 2019 Champions) and the announcement of SecurityNext's program, Fall is a whirlwind of excitement! This time of year also reminds me of the extensive travel that takes place to family and friends' homes for holiday gatherings, industry conferences and other work trips, vacations and the like. And, since the world is so hyper-connected,...

Bluetooth, cyber security, NCSAM, NICCS, passphrase, phishing, secure passwords, SecurityNext, U.S. Department of Homeland Security


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