Posts by Brad Shewmake

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Centrify Interns Reflect on a Summer of Zero Trust

By , August 20, 2018

Every summer, Centrify gets an infusion of fresh perspectives and eager learners via our Summer Intern program. This summer, we had 22 interns join us on our mission to secure enterprise Identity and Access Management with Zero Trust Security. Some have already returned to school, while others are extending their internships due to late school start dates or because they’ve already graduated. As part of our own learning process, we created a contest asking them to share some of their highlights about being part of the Centrify Zero Trust team, whether recognizing a particular mentor, noting key learnings they’ll take…

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World Password Day – 5 Facts About Weak Credentials

By , May 3, 2018

Happy World Password Day! Ok, I’ll admit until a few days ago, I wasn’t aware this was a thing. As with most events in my life, if Outlook or Android doesn’t serve me a popup reminder, I’m oblivious to it. But this one commanded my attention, not only because of the never-ending news coverage we see about high-profile breaches, but also because I now know that 4 out of 5 are due to weak, default, stolen, or otherwise compromised credentials. Around this time of year, we tend to see reports that detail the top 25 most common passwords. You’d think…