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More than 99% of attacks in the past year relied on human error to gain access

Experiencing a data breach purely from being internet-connected is quite rare. Hackers rely on users to open or install a malicious payload, according to Proofpoint. How to prevent data destruction from cybersecurity attacks IBM’s Christoper Scott discusses malware, how cyberattackers get into environments, and why using multifactor authentication is crucial if you use an online …

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Top 5 password alternatives – TechRepublic

Passwords remain the most common way to authenticate your online identity, but companies like Microsoft and Google are using alternate login methods. Tom Merritt offers five alternatives to passwords. Top 5 password alternatives Passwords remain the most common way to authenticate your online identity, but companies like Microsoft and Google are using alternate login methods. …