Articles with cybersecurity

Passwords are dead (again), and that is good news for government

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently announced that single-factor authentication – username and password – is now officially added to their catalog of bad practices – putting it to the list of things that actually help cyberattacks. To counter cyberattacks, a much better practice is to adopt multi-factor authentication, or MFA. This means the deployment of least two…

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Say Goodbye to Passwords: Our Journey to Passwordless

Historically passwords have been the go-to method to secure information systems. However, as time has passed, they’ve become harder to memorize, create a lot of pain for IT to maintain, and are a significant source of daily frustration for billions of people. Remember this: Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack: Hackers Used Compromised Password, or even CVS Health Faces Data Breach, 1B Search…

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Zero Trust, Zero Compromise: Implement a Zero Trust Strategy

Zero Trust is becoming quite the buzzword these days, with organizations and government agencies releasing more guidance and strategies for their Zero Trust initiatives every day[1][2][3]. With so much new information being published all the time, understanding the core of what Zero Trust is can be a bit of a challenge for those new to the topic. So, let’s de-mystify…

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Four Things We Love About the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

The security of the federal systems we support is our top priority at Easy Dynamics. So we were thrilled to see the recent Executive Order (EO) on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity capture some of the key security themes that we regularly promote, like information sharing, zero trust architecture, secure software development, and response capabilities. Given the recent string of high-profile…

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