From: Law Technology Today, Posted by: Andrew B. Stockment November 24, 2014
You have probably heard horror stories about people whose personal accounts were hacked or companies that suffered data breaches that exposed customer information. The personal and business repercussions of an account being hacked range from minor inconvenience to major embarrassment, a damaged reputation, and financial loss. And for those of us in the legal profession, we have an ethical obligation to take reasonable precautions to safeguard our clients’ confidential information.
In order to prevent unauthorized access to your account, most online services (such as your email provider and your bank) require you to enter a username and password in order to authenticate your identity and log-in to the service. Two big weaknesses of the username and password model are: <READ MORE>