Industry News and Company Updates

  • CISO Recipe for Peaceful Sleep

    CISO Recipe for Peaceful Sleep

    As CISO, your job may keep you up at night worrying about your employees’ and customers’ leaked credentials. There’s plenty to worry about, but you can take proactive steps to find more restful sleep

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  • RSA Conference 2018

    What We Learned at The 2018 RSA Conference

    Curious about the main takeaways at this year’s RSA Conference? David Endler, president and co-founder of SpyCloud offers his take.

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  • 6 ATO Myths

    Six Reasons for a False Sense of Security – ATOs

    Think your account takeover prevention strategies give you 100% protection? We’ll show you why you should be skeptical.

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  • Insights: Verizon 2018 Data Breach Report

    Verizon released this year’s data breach report and not surprisingly, stolen credentials top the list. SpyCloud evaluates the findings with recommendations to every organization.

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  • Getting Passwords Right with NIST

    NIST Guidelines For Password Strength

    Passwords need not be hard to remember. They just need to be hard to guess. NIST sets forth new guidelines to make creating strong passwords a bit easier.

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  • Customer Account Takeover Can Be Prevented

    Customer Account Takeover Can Be Prevented

    What Is ATO and Why Should You Care? Because of widespread password reuse, Account Takeover (ATO) attacks have become an extremely lucrative business for cybercriminals. Organized crime rings are performing ATO attacks on a massive scale by leveraging botnet-infected armies to attempt credential stuffing attacks against various web and mobile…

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  • 2017 Annual Credential Exposure Report

    2017 was a busy year for hackers. Interested to see just how busy, our annual credential exposure report breaks all the breaches down by the numbers.

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  • Our Perspective – 1.4 Billion Clear Text Credentials

    We’ve been asked to provide our point of view regarding 4iQ’s recent article advertised as “Largest Credential Breach Exposure”.  The eye catching beginning of the article can be seen here: The short of the story is that 4iQ picked up a combo list. Research organizations find these lists in the…

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  • How the Grinch Stole Your Customer’s Account

    It’s mid- November and the hectic holiday season is top of mind for many organizations.  There are only a few more days before the threat level increases.  As early deal-hunters start to strategize ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, so too, are cyber criminals strategizing to exploit the fact…

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  • The Equifax Breach: A Researcher’s Perspective

    What Every US Taxpayer Needs to Know SSN, DoB and other information (known as Fullz) have been floating around en masse throughout the Underground prior to the recent Equifax breach.  The barrier to entry for acquiring and vetting fullz for sale made them valuable.  Usually, fraudsters would capture SSN’s and…

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