MFA / Multi-factor authentication stories
Yubico research finds concerning trends around authentication security practices
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.
Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
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.
FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
"Having a ransomware mitigation plan is one step towards minimising risk, with phishing resistant MFA the key to keeping necessary accounts secure."
Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
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.
TDIR is screaming for cybersecurity vendor collaboration
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.
Southeast Asia sees growing demand for better electronic finance solutions
More than three in five respondents in SEA were found to want OTP via SMS in every e-payment transaction, and 57% want to see the implementation of two-factor authentication.
Salesforce now requiring all users to implement MFA
Customer cloud service company Salesforce has taken significant steps to bolster its security protocols by requiring all users to implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) to access its products, solutions, and platforms.
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Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day
Data Protection Day, impending in Europe, serves as a global reminder of one of the most important responsibilities for any organisation: keeping sensitive data secure.
LogMeIn spins out LastPass as standalone company
LogMeIn says it plans to invest further in LastPass, particularly across the go-to-market functions, engineering, and the overall customer experience.
What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.
Varonis has discovered new threat bypassing multi-factor authentication in Box
A method to bypass multifactor authentication for Box accounts that use authenticator apps such as Google Authenticator has been discovered by Varonis.
Zero Trust means strong, frictionless PAM and other controls
Imagine an organisation’s information infrastructure as something like a bank’s safe deposit box service, with security guards on the door.
The rising importance of mainframe security
Mainframe-reliant organisations should maintain a robust security posture to ensure that data remains secure.
What to know when considering zero trust digital transformation
The security landscape is constantly changing, but SASE can help organisations tackle countless security challenges.
Why zero trust must form a key pillar of any cybersecurity strategy
Zero trust streamlines that access while strengthening security protections. For this reason, it should form an essential pillar of any cybersecurity strategy.
Best practices and key factors for identity management
In parallel with any physical form of identification, digital identities must be protected at all costs to prevent identity theft or fraud.
Yubico pledges to secure world's most at-risk organisations
Yubico is partnering with Microsoft to offer 25,000 free YubiKey security keys to high profile and high risk organisations across 31 countries.
Xero launches authentication app to boost account security
“With 80% of data breaches being preventable, the roll out of mandatory MFA is a really important way to provide our customers extra protection."
Identity and Access Management
Essential tools for managing user identity and how they impact your bottom line
Customer identity and access management (CIAM) is how companies give their end-users access to their digital properties, as well as how they govern, collect, analyse, and securely store data for those users.