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Managing passwords

To be effective, passwords need to be long, complicated and unique. It’s also a good idea to have a separate password for every account. But don’t worry, that’s doesn’t mean learning multiple passwords because there’s simple tech available to help with that. But how can you possibly remember them all? Don’t make it easy for criminals Your passwords are the key to access your data, your online identity, your bank account, etc. People with bad intentions are out to unlock or get hold of your...

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Building trust to stop phishing

In 2020 we cannot doubt the threat posed by phishing; we could spend so much time trying to size the risks for our organisations and society. I am not even sure I could give an accurate estimation of this risk. There is so much unknown. However, for many of us, being targeted by phishing cyber attacks is now part of our typical day or week. By Emmanuel Nicaise, cyber security consultant with Approach and researcher at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) The GÉANT network connects 50 million...

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