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  • FireOak’s Recommended Bitwarden Settings

    FireOak’s Recommended Bitwarden Settings

    Bitwarden is a great password management tool. Following are FireOak’s recommended Bitwarden settings, all of which we strongly recommend enabling for enterprise accounts. If possible, configure these organizational policies and settings before deploying for users.

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  • Penetration Tests vs. Vulnerability Assessments

    Penetration Tests vs. Vulnerability Assessments

    Confused about whether your organization needs a penetration test or a vulnerability assessment? Read on to understand the difference between the two and when to use each.

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  • Deleted Epstein Video Exposes 4 Cybersecurity Failures

    4 ways in which the deleted Epstein surveillance video highlights gaps in an organization’s cybersecurity program, and what you can do to prevent such nightmares at your organization.

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  • Data Loss Prevention Best Practices

    FireOak’s recommended practices for data loss prevention.

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  • Sharing Confidential Information Via Email

    Good practices for sharing confidential information via email.

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  • Data Loss Prevention and Internal Scanning

    Within many organizations, most confidential data is stored in an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system such as Salesforce, WorkDay, or SAP. Since these systems have solid technical and security controls built-in, executives often have a false sense of security, and they trust that their digital assets, confidential data, and intellectual property are all properly protected.

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  • Are Printers Ruining Your Security?

    On March 24, 2016 printers at several colleges and universities around the world were used to print racist and anti-Semitic messages. The FireOak team suggests several ways to prevent such incidents from happening at your organization.

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  • LastPass Authenticator Security Evaluation

    In March of 2016, LastPass announced the availability of LastPass Authenticator, an app that provides push-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) for users of their password management service.

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  • LastPass Authenticator Security Review: Part 2

    Part 2 of our in-depth review of the LastPass Authenticator.

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  • LastPass Authenticator Security Review: Part 1

    We took an in-depth look at the architecture, communications, and security of the LastPass Authenticator app in our lab in order to better understand the technology being used and whether or not the security is adequate for protecting a high-value asset such as LastPass.

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