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Passwords Are Scarily Insecure. Here Are a Few Safer Alternatives

Here's what comes next to authenticate users and protect networks

The password, the most common way to authenticate users around the globe, has been in slow decline for over a decade. Bill Gates famously asserted at an RSA conference in 2004, "There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less ...

by Raz Rafaeli  | March 11, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

Amid Myriad Threats, How Should Hotels Balance Security and Comfort?

Davao city-based hospitality industry veterans share key insights

As government troops advance against the remnants of the steadily weakened jihadist forces in Marawi City in central Mindanao, police and military authorities are on heightened alert for diversionary or retaliatory terror attacks in other parts of the country.On June 30, Pacific ...

by Chiara U. Mesiona  | July 06, 2017 10:00:00
News and Events

After RWM Attack: Should You Rush to Hire a Security Guard for Your Shop?

As in health, prevention is better than cure in securing your business

The violent attack on the Resorts World Manila (RWM) casino and hotel and the resulting fire on June 2 that left 38 people dead, including the gunman, have spurred calls for greater and stricter security measures in business establishments.Both policemen and lawmakers ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 29, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

Passwords Are Slowly Becoming a Thing of the Past

They're inconvenient, forgettable and not particularly secure locks for our prized data

Between the time you sit down at your desk in the morning and the moment you shut down your computer in the evening, how many times do you think you input a password for an account, program or device? A recent survey found the ...

by Anna Johansson  | May 06, 2017 12:00:00
Startup Tips

For the nth time, keep your online passwords secure

Remember, two layers of security are always better than one.

We are often told that passwords should be changed regularly to improve our personal security, but it is something that is often overlooked, as most are more concerned with remembering the passwords of dozens of accounts rather than keeping their accounts safe ...

by Joe Siegrist  | May 30, 2016 03:00:00
Run & Grow

4 things small business owners must do to retire comfortably

To properly tackle retirement, small business owners should consider the following.

Small business owners juggle many day-to-day tasks such as meeting payroll, serving customers and coping with unexpected issues like replacing broken equipment. With so many immediate priorities, it can be difficult to find time to focus on the future, especially a future ...

by Jay Desmarteau  | August 09, 2015 09:00:00
Business Ideas

Swallow this 'password pill' to unlock your digital devices

Wearable technology is one thing but what about ingestibles?

  Forget concocting long, complicated passwords to protect your digital devices and the precious information you access on them. They’re too easy for hackers to crack and for you to forget. Just pop Motorola’s edible “authentication vitamin” pill and you can literally ...

by Kim Lachance Shandrow and Kim Lachance Shandrow  | May 17, 2015 06:10:00
FirstDibs in Marketing for Entrepreneurs

Getting back to business after a disaster

More than four months after the devastation of Typhoon Yolanda, many entrepreneurs in the Eastern Visayas are still not even getting close to picking up the pieces again. Here is another set of advice to set as inspiration and guidance for businessmen who are trying to rise from the disaster.

Dear Amor, I am a business owner from Tanauan, Leyte who has maintained my commerce for two decades straight. However, as many have been informed by the onrush of news during November of last year, our town, like many others in the Eastern ...

by Amor Maclang  | March 19, 2014 07:30:00
Business Ideas

The termination

Security of tenure is an advantage any employee has over a full-time entrepreneur, and any entrepreneur who was once an employee knows that losing one’s regular job is the biggest risk in being self-employed. Indeed, it’s hard to give up that regular ...

by Dondi Gaston  | December 17, 2012 01:00:00
Business Ideas

IT security for small business

A simple solution that can be managed from one computer.

As cyberthreats increase and the purpose of the attacks become more financially motivated, what can small businesses that lack in-house IT security expertise do to reduce their risk and increase their productivity?Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management ...

October 10, 2012 06:00:00
Startup Tips

4 tips to protect business information

Symantec executive discusses potential threats to vital information of small and medium businesses

The saying no man is an island has never been more apt than today, particularly among business establishments.These days businesses could no longer operate without technology. Gadgets such as laptops and desktops are used to store critical business information, including business plans, ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | May 07, 2012 01:00:00
Startup Tips

6 security gadgets that can help run your business

Launching and operating your business may not be enough, you also need to protect it from security risks.

Launching and operating your business may not be enough, you also need to protect it from security risks. “Securing parameters inside and outside businesses requires high-quality, dependable and reliable devices that will work, especially in…situations that require evidence,” says Marco Mondejar, general ...

by Lorela U. Sandoval  | January 27, 2012 07:00:00
Business Ideas

4 ways to beef up security in your office

The security of your office or establishment is important to the success of your venture.

The security of your office or establishment is important to the success of your venture. Of course, any measure you implement is bound to cost you, but consider it a worthwhile investment in your business future. Here are some steps that you ...

by Lorela U. Sandoval  | January 25, 2012 09:00:00
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