More than 90% of employees know re-using passwords between accounts is a dangerous business, but two thirds of them do it anyway. Rachael Stockton of LastPass digs into the “why” of password insecurity in the latest LastPass Psychology of Passwords report.
In this episode of the Security Ledger Podcast sponsored by LogMeIn and LastPass: the EARN IT Act is slouching its way to passage on Capitol Hill, alarming privacy and civil liberties experts. Andrea Little Limbago of the firm Virtu joins us to talk about why EARN IT is so dangerous. Also: small and medium sized businesses are the majority of businesses in the U.S., but they are often overlooked by the companies marketing and selling security solutions. Rachael Stockton of LogMeIn and LastPass joins us to talk about SMBs struggles to manage identity and authentication challenges.
Weak, stolen or reused passwords are the root of 8 in 10 data breaches. Fixing the data breach problem means abandoning passwords for something more secure. But what does passwordless authentication even look like? Yaser Masoudnia, the Senior Director Product Management, Identity Access Management, at LogMeIn* takes us there.
If you do nothing else in 2020, resolve to clean up the mess that is your online security. We give you some simple steps to level up your password and account security.
The average employee in the workplace has 191 passwords. Will we ever rid ourselves of them and, if so, how? Gerald Beuchelt, the Chief Information Security Officer at LogMeIn talks about how changes in authentication may deliver a passwordless future.