Sometimes, it’s the simplest of things that can lead to some of the worst security breaches and cyberattacks. Two of the most common ways that hackers can get to personal information is through stolen devices and through passwords that can be easily cracked. If your laptop, tablet, or smartphone is stolen, and is guarded by an easy or common password, you can be in trouble. Fortunately, small business owners and professionals can protect their data in case of an accident with mSecure 3.0.
mSecure from mSeven Software is an app available on all the major mobile platforms. mSecure 3.0 now supports groups for categorizing records, the ability to mark favorite records for fast access and a new Security Everywhere™ architecture for improved data security when syncing with cloud services such as Dropbox and iCloud.
mSecure 3.0 introduces the Security Everywhere sync architecture to accomplish three main goals:
- Sync securely without concern about the security of the cloud system.
- Sync anywhere using a general Internet connection without the hassle of firewall and router settings.
- Sync anytime keeping all mobile and computing devices in sync without a sync server.
This may make it seem like you data could be intercepted, say if the cloud provider’s security were compromised, but mSeven’s Security Everywhere architecture is not dependent on the security of the cloud, but rather encrypts the file using a strong sync password with a double encryption and compression system designed to thwart rainbow tables (reverse password look up tables for known data items) and the brute force attack. The app also has the option of a self-destruct, just in case your device is stolen and someone makes attempts to guess the password and access the data. The self-destruct doesn’t destroy your data, but locks down the device so it can’t be accessed at all.
“Cloud sync offers the great advantage of being able to sync anywhere and anytime without firewall restrictions and sync servers, but this convenience cannot come at the expense of data security,” said Ray Marshall, president of mSeven Software. “We will support multiple cloud systems and our private wireless sync system to provide our customers options as part of our ‘security everywhere made simple’ principle.”
Sticky notes and simple passwords DO NOT cut it for password security. Learn why in this video below from Verizon: