- corporate /KAWR-per-it/
- avenue /AV-uh-nyoo/
- invade /in-VEYD/
- compromise /KOM-pruh-mahyz/
- tendency /TEN-duhn-see/
[adjective] – relating to a large company
Clark is assigned to handle corporate clients.
[noun] – a method or way of doing something
Instagram is an avenue for people to sell their handmade products.
[verb] – to enter a a place, situation, or sphere of activity in large numbers, usually when unwanted and in order to take possession or do damage
Last night, 11 strangers invaded my cousin’s house party.
[verb] – to risk having a harmful effect on something
We cannot afford to compromise the safety of our employees.
[noun] – If someone has a tendency to do or like something, they will probably do it or like it
Nora has the tendency to spend a lot on payday.
The decision came following a series of cyberattacks in 2020. As more employees adopt a work from home setting, hackers could gain more avenues to invade a company’s system—-and compromising passwords is one of their most frequent strategies. Microsoft has reported that 579 password attacks occur every second, resulting in up to 18 billion attacks a year. Based on cybersecurity experts, a person’s tendency to re-use the same password across accounts is an easy point of entry for hackers. Almost all of Microsoft’s own employees now log into their corporate accounts without passwords, Jakkal said.
- When was the last time you heard of a cyberattack on a company?
- In your country, are cybersecurity careers in high demand?
- If you were a developer of a social network, what passwordless log-in method would you offer your users?
- Do you think Microsoft’s passwordless option would make the user experience more convenient?
- Why is it important for companies to prevent cyberattacks?