MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION


What Is Face Verification and How Does It Optimize Passwordless MFA?

How do you secure identity and transactions—especially business, financial, government transactions—in a world that is becoming more and more digital and hyperconnected? It’s time to move on from old and increasingly vulnerable authentication methods, like ID cards and the username-and-password combo, to newer methods that pose a tougher challenge for cybercriminals to get past.   Today’s […]


Let’s Discuss Account Takeover, or “ATO”. 

What can we do to better protect ourselves and our companies from account takeover?  Most of us today still believe we are “too small a fish” to have one of our digital accounts taken over. We think to ourselves that no one wants to read my email or post from my Twitter account or comment […]


BACK TO SCHOOL FOR CYBERCRIME

Schools are top targets for Cybercrime. It’s time to get educated and educate about the risks, and how to implement a Zero Trust framework for security. With students of all ages still in the early days of their academic year, cybersecurity experts issue stern warnings about cybercrime in schools.  With the increased use of technology […]


What Are the Best Practices for User Provisioning and De-provisioning?

  User provisioning is a standard component of onboarding and involves creating user accounts for a newly hired employee. It entails access to IT resources (including the directory) and to systems, networks, and applications that are vital to the employee’s performance of their job. The usual IT resources provided to a new employee include the […]


How Can You Optimize Passwordless Authentication?

Have you gone passwordless yet? Making the switch may be the best security move you can make today, because passwords are becoming even less secure, especially when you consider users’ tendency to have poor password security habits. For example, 52 percent of users reuse the same password for multiple accounts, and 59 percent of American […]


How Is Authentication Different from Authorization, and Why Should You Have Both?

How Is Authentication Different from Authorization, and Why Should You Have Both? Authentication is concerned with identity, while authorization is concerned with action. Authentication involves validating the identity of a registered user attempting to gain access to data resources such as an application, an API, or microservices.  Authorization involves specifying what actions a registered user […]


What Is Zero Trust, and How Does Multifactor Authentication Support It?

 What Is Zero Trust, and How Does Multifactor Authentication Support It?At the 29th iteration of the RSA Conference (RSAC), one of the most well-attended yearly events for online security, discussions zeroed in on the urgency for more fresh strategies to battle threats to data security. While banking and telecommunications industries obviously have huge stakes with […]


Single Sign-On and Multifactor Authentication: Why Use Them Together?

Unforeseen crises like the COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how ruthless cybercriminals can get. They can carry out their attacks with tactical precision, taking full advantage of the fact that businesses are distracted and vulnerable. Single Sign On and Multifactor Authentication are a must have. If you are among those businesses who are still relying […]


How Does Biometric Authentication Improve User Experience and Enterprise Security?

Biometric authentication is a method of digital identification and authentication through physical or behavioral human characteristics for access to systems, devices, or data. It is one of the methods that drive both two-factor authentication (2FA) and multifactor authentication (MFA).  Biometrics is one of the technologies that are being adopted as more advanced methods to address increasing […]


5 Ways To Protect Your Company Against Hackers

How are you protecting your company? Most data breaches in the headlines involve big companies—Yahoo, Facebook, Equifax. However, while smaller companies are off the news radar, this does not mean that they are immune from malicious attacks. In fact, the risk is even higher as many small businesses may not have proper security measures and […]


5 Common Cyber Security Attacks That Can Harm Your Business

Small businesses are prone to cyber security attacks. Although targeting big companies seems to have better pay-off, small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with limited IT infrastructure are also very tempting for attackers.  According to a 2018 report, 58 percent of cyberattacks were targeted to SMBs with fewer than 250 employees. The worse thing is—hackers can […]


Authentication Solutions for MFA Everything You Need to Know

Knowing about Authentication Solution when securing your online data, using passwords alone isn’t enough. Passwords are susceptible to attacks such as brute force, keylogger, and dictionary attacks. Even strong passwords cannot stand against hackers. Not to mention, most users have bad password hygiene.   According to statistics, at least 80 percent of data breaches are caused […]

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