Happy Valentine’s Day! We hope you have a wonderful day and a terrific long, holiday weekend. Just in time, here’s this weeks’ weekly round-up of news from the tech world.
Noon marketplace builds on the OneLogin identity foundation
Noon, the Middle East’s homegrown ecommerce marketplace, chose to use identity platform OneLogin to ensure cybersecurity for its customers. Through OneLogin, businesses on Noon can allow their customers to login using social identity providers like Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Read more at Intelligent CIO
What passwords are in the password hall of shame?
SplashData ranks the top worst passwords of 2019. Sadly, there’s not much difference between this year and last year’s list of popular passwords—and too many of them are insecure. See which passwords are the least secure and most popular. View it at CSO
New 2019 data breach report released
The Identity Theft Resource Center released its 2019 End of Year Data Breach Report. It revealed a rise in data breaches over 2019 and the introduction of a big, new category, Data Lakes, where businesses forgot to put a password on their cloud environments. Read more at TechRepublic
HIPAA password guidelines important to healthcare security
User authentication is the most common cyberrisk for hospitals and health systems. The habit of password reuse and staff sharing passwords makes the healthcare industry vulnerable. That’s why HIPAA provides password guidelines. Read more at Security Boulevard
Estée Lauder breach exposes 440 million customer records
Researchers at Security Discovery found an unprotected, unencrypted database exposed online. Information exposed included email address, references, internal documents, and more. Read about it at techradarPro
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