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October 2, 2020 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Top 5 Human Errors that Impact Data Security

Tighter data protection regulations have forced businesses to put data security at the top of their priority list. However most companies still lack a strong cybersecurity culture among their employees. In fact, a recent paper by Osterman Research reports that less than half (42%) of organizations...
September 1, 2020 | Adam Bertram

How to Get Notified of an Expired Password in Active Directory with PowerShell

This article will go over how to write a script to read all users' last expired password and detect the time it will expire. It will then send an email. Passwords aren’t the most secure way to protect information these days but still are used nearly everywhere you look. IT professionals in the...
February 19, 2019 | Richard Muniz

Nine Steps to a Better Password Management

Passwords remind me a bit of the Coyote. Not the one that chases the Road Runner, but the one that lives in my native South-West and howls at the moon. No matter how hard humans have tried to get rid of it, it hangs in there, and in most cases, even manages to gain ground back. Why do I compare...
July 6, 2020 | Brian Svidergol

Avoid Data Breaches: Top Five Tips

It is hard to keep up with all of the various computer security incidents occurring daily. One can't help but wonder if more incidents are being reported and spreading through social media and internet news or if more incidents are taking place. It is likely both. The good news is, over the last...
July 14, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

User Password Opinions and Advice on Spiceworks

Recently a discussion on Spiceworks induced me to think about password policy, how we should approach it and what are the best practices. I summarized IT Pros’ comments and hereby I suggest my point of view on how password policy should be organized. Handpicked related content: [Free...
October 17, 2019 | Chris Rich

Good News: Proactive password security is increasing in importance.

In a recent download poll performed by NetWrix, an encouraging 54.3% of administrators expressed their need to reset passwords in-bulk reflecting the growing need to clear old passwords that for some may have not changed in years. This type of action indicates that password security is a concern...
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