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PRIVILEGED CREDENTIALS ARE RIPE FOR THEFT AND ABUSE - UNLESS YOU MAKE THESE FIXES

February 20, 2019 | (1:00 PM)
USA (United States of America)
Featuring guest speaker, Cyber Security Scientist, Keynote Speaker, Author, Founder and CEO at Secure Anchor Consulting, Dr. Eric Cole. Passwords are a primary means by which organizations help ensure access for those who need it, while keeping out potential attackers and others who lack proper authorization. While passwords are a fundamental piece of authentication,, organizations struggle mightily in implementing and enforcing strong password security. In one recent example of egregious password management malpractice, a Fortune 50 company’s external severs were found to have simple and default passwords on them, such as “password”. The stakes are even higher when it comes to privileged users and accounts, but this is actually the area where organizations struggle the most.