Finance News & Insights

A compelling case to change all those finance passwords pronto

You know what makes a bad password: 12345, 11111 or even password itself! But there’s new research on the passwords that get hacked the most often. And they’re different from the usual suspects. [Read more…]

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The most-clicked stories on CFO Daily in 2015

It’s been a busy year at CFODailyNews. Here’s a look at the ten stories that attracted the most eyeballs in 2015. [Read more…]

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Web security ‘worst practices’ most people lean on every day

Never ever write your password on a Post It. You’d think everyone would have this down by now.

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The 25 worst passwords: Could any of your finance staffers be using these?

Yes, “123456” still made the list. But there are several new entries on the list of the year’s worst passwords. And if any finance systems are “protected” by them, you could be in trouble.

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25 passwords no one in Finance should be using

You’d think by now that everyone knows that “password” and “111111″ don’t make for a secure password. Well, if they do, it seems they don’t care. [Read more…]

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Old password rules don’t cut it anymore – is Finance keeping pace?

Considering the amount of sensitive information housed in Finance, rock-solid passwords may be one of the most important protections you and staffers have. [Read more…]

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Fraud's new face: Where firms are most vulnerable now

It was only a matter of time before this type of theft became the top way in which companies were defrauded. [Read more…]

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The 10 most easily hacked passwords workers still use

With all of the sensitive data that Finance workers handle on a daily basis, you may want to have them revisit the strength of the passwords they’re using. [Read more…]

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A perfect password checklist

You want your finance PCs harder to get into than Fort Knox. But are your people’s passwords leaving the door wide open? [Read more…]

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