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Top 7 end-user security priorities for 2013

Top 7 end-user security priorities for 2013 | IT Security | Scoop.it
As employees use more consumergrade applications and access more corporate data from unmanaged mobile devices, the network perimeter continues to disappear along with ITs ability to enforce appropriate security controls.
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Experts: We're stuck with passwords – and maybe they're best

Experts: We're stuck with passwords – and maybe they're best | IT Security | Scoop.it

Herley and Van Oorschot say that because a succession of rival technologies going back over 20 years have failed to fulfil their potential – even password tech has not really improved during this time – memorising secret strings of characters is here to stay.

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Windows 8 picture password is 'Fisher-Price toy' says father of 2-factor authentication

Windows 8 picture password is 'Fisher-Price toy' says father of 2-factor authentication | IT Security | Scoop.it

The Windows 8 feature that logs users in if they touch certain points in a photo in the right order might be fun, but it's not very good security, according to the inventor of RSA's SecurID token.

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Enhancing Endpoint Security for Windows Desktops

Enhancing Endpoint Security for Windows Desktops | IT Security | Scoop.it

In this article, Derek Melber discusses some of the most important aspects of endpoint security, including endpoint firewalls and endpoint password policy.

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Logging In With a Touch or a Phrase (Anything but a Password)

Logging In With a Touch or a Phrase (Anything but a Password) | IT Security | Scoop.it

Researchers are focusing on making passwords simpler, more secure, even automatic, like a device that can recognize your style of writing or keystroke.

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Even the IT folks aren't always password proficient

Even the IT folks aren't always password proficient | IT Security | Scoop.it

A fundamental lack of IT security awareness – particularly in the area of password control and privileged logins – is potentially paving the way for more waves of data breaches, new research reveals.

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