The effort, called Centrify Privilege Service (CPS), is aimed at identity management for accounts where passwords are shared as well as individual.
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Report says lack of basic password security was a top concern among researchers and a major factor in data breaches during 2014
Dashlane and Lastpass now let users change passwords automatically. This closes up one of the gaps in password management.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending November 21, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
The malware variant also has its eye on online commerce, transaction authentication software
Privacy watchdog warns on default passwords as website streams video from unsecured webcams.
In almost every security incident there's some best practice that someone didn't follow. Here are six security technologies and techniques that would help in these cases.
If Dropbox is correct that the Pastebin file of passwords were all reused from other services then they are innocent. The users involved are guilty of laziness.
If you don't know your passwords, they can't be phished. The domain of the site may be obscure to you, but the password manager knows.
The social network has stepped up password security in the past, especially after finding itself the victim of widely reported cyber attacks.
Many companies don't do all they should to secure the company from a potentially hostile former employee. Without the right tools it can be hard.
Australian daily deals website Catch of the Day announced a three-year-old data breach compromising credit cards and passwords to its customers on Friday evening.
If you have just one password for everything it's easy to remember, but we all know that isn't safe. So how do you keep track of a large number of them - and not have to worry about it?
Perhaps the greatest weakness of password managers is that they can't work directly with mobile apps. That changed recently when LastPass announced support for app autofill on Android.
One thing Apple is doing right — partly — is the password manager functionality built into Keychain in iOS 7 and Mavericks. Nobody does it completely right, and right now it's probably impossible to do so. But there is a way to make it all work.
There's plenty of room under the blankets of poor security.
ManageEngine, which develops a broad range of automation and monitoring tools, adds extensive cloud services and apps support to password service software.
Mike Lynch, founder of Autonomy, has set up a website with information about the software company's former management team to respond to HP's accusations of financial improprieties.
Following this week's LinkedIn password disaster, Mac users are naturally worried about their passwords and not just for their LinkedIn accounts. What if you used a password in another place? It could happen! There are ways to investigate your passwords in Mac OS X's Keychain Access utility and with popular third-party password management tools. However, some of this investigating can be difficult.
Trying to keep track of all your passwords can be tedious and frustrating and sometimes impossible. Here are a few password managers that can help.
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