For years, work from home security took a backseat to office security. Then suddenly, everything changed. Work from home security became just as important (and sometimes more important) than office security. As companies grapple with how to make the dream of work from home security a reality, there are a handful of totally avoidable work from home security failures that have come to the forefront. Here are some of the biggest ones.
Password Managers Posts
If you roll out a password manager in your business, there are many great benefits that should improve the security of your organization. Password managers make it easy to generate strong, unique passwords. Password managers make it easy to revoke access to passwords to key company resources when an employee leaves the company. Password managers reduce the frustration of trying to mentally develop memorization systems or notepad / post-it style approaches to recording / recalling passwords.
Still, to get the full benefit of a companywide password manager rollout, there are some common mistakes that are important to avoid. The mistakes that we'll describe here are ones that significantly erode password manager security. So, without further ado, here are nine mistakes to avoid in your organization's password manager practices.
Is the password manager you've been using for your personal accounts, good enough to be your password management solution for business? That's the topic before us today. This topic is courtesy of the past dozen-or-so small business owners who have asked us this question recently.
It's a fair question. Let's explore.
A research team at the University of York has exposed severe flaws in nearly half of the password managers it tested.