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2023 KuppingerCole report recognises Delinea as a PAM Leader
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KuppingerCole has named Delinea a Leader in its 2023 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass for Privileged Access Management report.
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The future of authentication: four trends to watch in 2023
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In a year of economic uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, it should be no surprise that the digital landscape is fraught with cyberthreats.
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Entrust adds identity as a service to AWS Marketplace
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Entrust Identity as a Service (IDaaS) offers a cloud-based solution, including multi-factor authentication, passwordless login, and adaptive authentication.
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Vectra releases 2023 security predictions for APAC
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Infrastructure-as-Code and MFA’s demise get top billing as Vectra highlights the weakest links and heralds upcoming developments in the protection toolbox.
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Consumers want frictionless login without sacrificing security
Fri, 18th Nov 2022
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Australian consumers increasingly want frictionless online login experiences without sacrificing the security of personal information. 
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Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
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APAC businesses vulnerable to cyberattack during holidays
Wed, 9th Nov 2022
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Cyber attackers are targeting companies and IT security teams when they are likely to be under-resourced, according to Barracuda.
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Xero gives small business updates and reveals new enhancements
Thu, 3rd Nov 2022
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Xero has announced a number of new company updates for the month, including a small business insight update, additions to the Xero apps store, and other compliance and invoicing-related enhancements.
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Passwordless authentication mkt to grow, says KuppingerCole
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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KuppingerCole predicts that the CAGR to go up to 31,1%, leading the passwordless authentication market to reach US$6.6 billion by 2025.
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Phishing-resistant solutions on Azure AD and YubiKeys now
Thu, 20th Oct 2022
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Microsoft announced the release of three new solutions to fight phishing attacks in Azure, Office 365, and remote desktop environments.
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Delinea a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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Delinea has announced its industry leadership as a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, joining the effort to encourage safer digital privacy behaviour.
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ManageEngine unveils MFA for Windows UAC for added security
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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ManageEngine has released MFA for Windows User Account Control (UAC) prompts that require credentials for added security.
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WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Thu, 6th Oct 2022
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Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
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Yubico research finds concerning trends around authentication security practices
Mon, 3rd Oct 2022
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A new global survey from Yubico has found that 59% of employees still rely on usernames and passwords as the primary method to authenticate their accounts.
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Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
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Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
Thu, 15th Sep 2022
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To obtain cyber insurance, organisations need to take a more mature approach to their security strategies by prioritising improving their cyber defences first, before investing in cyber insurance.
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FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
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Zero trust security adoption rises 27% in just two years
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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A survey of WAN managers has revealed that multi-factor authentication and single sign-on are the top zero trust features implemented.
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World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
Thu, 5th May 2022
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In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
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Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
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Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
Mon, 11th Apr 2022
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"Having a ransomware mitigation plan is one step towards minimising risk, with phishing resistant MFA the key to keeping necessary accounts secure."
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Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Tue, 15th Mar 2022
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Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
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Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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With the volume of money handled by the finance industry on any given day, it's no wonder that it is a prime target for cybercriminals.
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TDIR is screaming for cybersecurity vendor collaboration
Fri, 11th Feb 2022
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As the modern world is beset by ever-more common and sophisticated cyber-attacks, the very tools focused on TDIR are ready to be laid to rest.
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