7 Reasons you should NOT use Free Authenticator Apps for Security
And why you should use Strong MFA instead Despite the call from world leaders for strong Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to protect individuals and organizations against cyber-attack, the vast majority just isn’t up to snuff when it comes to security. Most of us know that security starts with Identity and Authentication – ensuring that users Are […]
5 Myths Around Single Sign-On
There are many misperceptions around Single Sign-On (SSO) – all of which need addressing. 5 MYTHS AROUND SSO – BUSTED: 1. SSO is not secure because if a user’s master password is compromised, an attacker could have access to all user accounts. BUST: SSO actually enhances security by reducing the number of passwords a user must […]
What is the FTC Safeguards Rule? And Will it Affect You?
What is the FTC Safeguards Rule? In 1999, The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) initiated The FTC Gramm-Leach-Biley Act’s (GLBA) Safeguards Rule in an effort to safeguard consumers and protect personal information from getting into the wrong hands. FTC Summary: “The Safeguards Rule requires financial institutions under FTC jurisdiction to have measures in place to keep customer […]
TraitWare® Secures its Place in the Financial Sector – Chosen by Federal Credit Union for its Passwordless MFA Solution
TraitWare MFA selected to Secure Federal Credit Union
HOW TO HACK A PASSWORD
Password Hacking or Cracking has evolved over the years, with instances of serious credential-based attacks topping headlines daily. Why? It’s become frighteningly easy for cybercriminals to get your password. Several high-profile attacks in recent news (SolarWinds, The US Pipeline … and so on) sparked an executive order from the White House calling for improved cybersecurity […]
Cyber Insurance Isn’t Enough to Protect You
What Companies should consider BEFORE buying Cyberattacks have risen by more than 300% since 2019 and experts predict that cybercrime will only increase in frequency and severity as attackers get smarter, more sophisticated, and more organized. Recent news has focused on larger companies – including those with government ties, which is of particular concern. But […]
Your Password Isn’t Safe, and Neither is Your Traditional MFA.
People say Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is the answer. But your typical MFA isn't as safe as you think.
TraitWare® Passwordless Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for True Zero Trust Access Beats Competition for Healthcare Security
TraitWare’s patented, plug-and-play Identity & Access solution is chosen by leading Healthcare Services Company (HSC) – beating DUO and displacing RSA – because of greater security, ease of use, and cost savings. Reno, Nevada – April 20, 2021 – TraitWare® today announced that the HSC will adopt TraitWare’s passwordless authentication technology for its employees, healthcare […]
12 Ways to Secure Your Business Email
Phishing attacks, which target your email, are skyrocketing, as cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated and better at what they do. Because of the massive adjustments that businesses, large or small, have had to make to adapt to COVID-19, vulnerabilities get overlooked, including email security. Secure your business email by adopting these best practices: 1. Run […]
Why Companies Are Reluctant to Go Passwordless
Addressing the Top 4 Reasons for Hesitation Studies have shown an increased appetite among consumers for multi-factor authentication, including biometrics as a replacement for the username and password login method, and evidence is clear that credential-based login poses the number one threat for security breaches. Experts and tech writers have been saying that we need to “break […]
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 […]
Enhance Security and User Experience with Passwordless SSO Logins
For On-Premise or Cloud-Based Resources Enhance Security and User Experience with Passwordless SSO Logins. Username and password logins are not a secure option for individuals and organizations alike as data breaches and malicious attacks get more and more sophisticated. Even the strongest passwords fail to reassure the most risk-averse users. If you’re this kind of […]