GATEKEEPER BLOG

MFA for thin clients.

Thin Client Benefits

September 16, 2021

Modern businesses are constantly on the lookout for ways to improve IT effectiveness and cost-efficiency. IT hardware budgets have fallen on average in the last two years, from 35% of total IT budget in 2019 to only 31% in 2021. What’s more, IT departments now expect more from their solutions at a more amenable price…

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Don't change passwords.

History of the Password

September 15, 2021

The Evolution of the Password Every few months, banks, our company’s IT department, email clients and certain apps remind us to change our passwords. And when we do, some systems even assess the level of difficulty of our new passwords, telling us if our new password is weak or strong. We’re also told that we’re…

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Reduce password changes.

Why Password Change Requirements are Bad

September 14, 2021

Is your password policy to change passwords every so often? 90 days? According to NIST, the FTC, Microsoft, and other leading organizations, required password changes might be a bad idea for both security and convenience. Forced password changes wasn’t a bad idea. But relying on end users to frequently change their passwords leads to the…

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Reduce helpdesk calls and save time.

Reduce Helpdesk Tickets with a Password Manager

September 13, 2021

Reduce helpdesk tickets with a password manager Is your helpdesk inundated with password problems? According to a study carried out by Google, around 75% of people report experiencing password issues. In a climate where cybercrime is on the rise, it’s wise to encourage your employees to use multiple complex passwords. However, if they’re continuously forgetting…

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CMMC Level 3

Achieving CMMC Level 3 Certification with the GateKeeper Token

September 9, 2021

The CMMC is a cybersecurity framework implemented by the Department of Defense (DoD) in an effort to protect the data of all Americans and to foster a long-term culture of cyber hygiene. Since 2020, the team behind CMMC has been conducting auditing procedures and offering certifications to businesses that meet their exacting standards. Therefore, we…

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RDP security solution for IT admins.

Security Risks of Remote Desktop for Work

September 8, 2021

Security Risks of Using Remote Desktop for Work. Remote desktop tools allow users to access and control remote computers from other devices over the internet. According to recent observations, a hybrid work system where employees can work interchangeably from the office and remotely is shaping up as the new workplace norm. Remote desktop is an…

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Security lessons from history.

Security Lessons from Military History

September 6, 2021

History repeats itself more often than we think. Let’s take a look at some military lessons through the ages and see how they can apply to our modern-day cyber security challenges. Many of the same fundamental requirements for a successful military campaign are no different than those of an IT manager’s battles. They both take…

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Prevent time wasted on passwords.

How Much Time can be Saved with Passwordless Login?

September 2, 2021

How much time can be saved with passwordless login? IT teams in all industries need to be able to support swift and secure logins. These logins must meet the operational needs of businesses while also achieving robust security. Passwordless login represents the next step in the evolution of this technology and can save businesses a…

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Login to password managers with a key.

Security Key for Password Vault

September 1, 2021

Password vaults are excellent tools for security and end user convenience for access control. Maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of using a company-wide password vault for users by securing them with security keys. IT admins can easily increase security while also decreasing time users spend on logging in to workstations, applications, and websites.…

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