You may have heard that longer passwords are stronger passwords, but is that really the case? What is the best password length for security? How long should a passphrase be? In this quick guide, we’ll go over the basics for creating a secure online password.  The difference between a password and a passphrase The terms…

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LastPass is one of the most popular password management services out there, and it’s trusted by many users. But is it really secure? Why password managers exist Keeping track of passwords for everything online can get hard, so many users fall back on lazy habits like using the same password for everything. That’s horrible for…

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Garmin is in trouble. The famous manufacturer of sports, outdoor and fitness technology was brought to its knees by a ransomware attack in mid-2020, prompting days of outages. It’s not the first organization to fall victim to this kind of attack though, and it certainly won’t be the last. Ransomware has grown in popularity in…

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Phishing is one of the most common online attacks. Last year 22 percent of attacks came through phishing, and if you’re not careful you could be a victim. This method of stealing someone’s data by spoofing a message from a legitimate company is an insidious trick that can be easier to fall for than you…

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Today’s smartphones and some computers have a variety of different methods that can be used to unlock them. Two of the most common are fingerprints (especially on newer and higher-end smartphones) and PINs. But which one is most secure? How fingerprint biometrics work When you’re logging into your phone with a fingerprint, you might think…

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Cloud storage is extremely popular today, and we’re big fans. People are using tools from DropBox to OneDrive to store their files. But in a business environment, one major concern is the security of cloud storage. Nothing about the cloud makes it any more or any less secure than any other file storage method.

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Cybersecurity is protecting yourself agains online threats. Here at TeamLogic IT, we focus on protecting entire environments against malicious parties getting in. A lot of layers and methods of protection go into that.

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One of the key layers of cybersecurity is good password hygiene. But today’s security can make the situation more complex. Now you have password managers, two factor authentication using apps, fingerprint protection, and even facial identification.

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Ever wondered why most systems can’t tell you what password you used when you signed up? Or wondered if your password was being stored insecurely by a service you were using? How can you even tell if it’s stored securely, and what does that mean?

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