LastPass Identifies Risks, Solutions, and Strategies for

BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LastPass by LogMeIn, an industry leading password management solution, released today a study on the solutions and strategies needed to protect critical systems and sensitive data based on an IDG survey of 300 IT professionals employed at higher education institutions. The company’s report suggests the best strategy to stop cyberattacks in higher education is instituting better password hygiene through a password management tool.

The IDG survey found that 88 percent of institutions suffered an IT security infringement because of poor password management this year alone. Four in 10 respondents reported difficulty keeping up with cyberattacks, and 32 percent were stymied by the task of protecting every entry point and device accessing the institution’s data and applications.

A password manager can help solve these problems. Password management involves storing, securing, and managing credentials by following best practices including saving passwords in an encrypted, digital

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Parents and teachers gauge risks for children attending Tokyo Games

TOKYO, July 6 (Reuters) – Olympic organisers have capped the number of spectators allowed into venues, but will offer Japanese students special access under a programme that would let hundreds of thousands of children see the world’s best athletes compete.

Tickets are cheap and COVID-19 countermeasures are in place. Many schools, however, have already pulled out, and others are still on the fence, awaiting more information.

Close to 1.3 million tickets were booked for the schools programme last year. But in areas around Tokyo that are hosting several Olympic events, like Chiba and Kanagawa prefectures, more than half of the tickets for the programme have been cancelled.

The response to the programme illustrates the challenges facing Japan as it tries to keep fans in the stadiums during pandemic-marred Games that have already been delayed once.

Jun Tashiro, principal of the Shiratori Elementary School in Tokyo, rattled off a list of

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