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IoT privacy and security concerns
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IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
15 Sep 2021
Finaptic selects Acuant for customer onboarding and anti-money laundering compliance
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Finaptic selects Acuant for customer onboarding and anti-money laundering compliance

Finaptic will leverage Acuant’s KYC and document verification solutions
26 Aug 2021
From zero to hero: The path to CIAM maturity
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From zero to hero: The path to CIAM maturity

Your guide to the CIAM journey
9 Aug 2021
What is two-factor authentication?
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What is two-factor authentication?

Passwords aren't secure; it's time to add multi-factor authentication
23 Jul 2021
What is Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) under PSD2?
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What is Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) under PSD2?

An in-depth look at the EU directive that aims to harmonise online payment protection
16 Jul 2021
Irish police to be given powers to demand passwords
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Irish police to be given powers to demand passwords

Security experts warn the legislative changes go against the fundamentals of identity and access control
15 Jun 2021
FBI partners with 'Have I Been Pwned' on breached password database
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FBI partners with 'Have I Been Pwned' on breached password database

The service, which lets you check if your details have been compromised, has also been converted to open source through the .NET foundation
28 May 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?
The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?
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The IT Pro Podcast: Has the biometric revolution stalled?

Biometric authentication was supposed to change the world - but has it?
14 May 2021
Dropbox Passwords will be free for all users from April
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Dropbox Passwords will be free for all users from April

The cloud giant's password manager will offer users up to 50 stored credentials across three devices
17 Mar 2021
OpenWRT forum suffers data breach
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OpenWRT forum suffers data breach

Hackers have compromised the personal information of up to 27,000 users
19 Jan 2021
Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts
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Cyber criminals bypassing MFA to access cloud service accounts

Pass-the-cookie attacks help sidestep organizational security
14 Jan 2021
2FA bypass flaw on cPanel threatens the security of 70 million domains
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2FA bypass flaw on cPanel threatens the security of 70 million domains

Hackers were able to try as many 2FA codes as they wanted using brute force methods before landing on the right one
25 Nov 2020
Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication
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Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication

The tool is to help organisations prevent identity theft and security breaches
11 Sep 2020
EU’s Strong Customer Authentication comes into force
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EU’s Strong Customer Authentication comes into force

But concerns still remain that the financial industry's ecosystem and infrastructure aren’t fully ready for SCA
13 Mar 2020
Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords
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Google: 1.5% of all login attempts use compromised passwords

Report says popular sites like Netflix and a number of government portals are at risk of 'credential stuffing'
16 Aug 2019
FCA agrees to phased rollout of new EU payment rules
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FCA agrees to phased rollout of new EU payment rules

Decision slammed for creating unnecessary confusion among consumers
14 Aug 2019
G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users
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G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users

Mandatory FIDO keys and auto-blocking of third-party apps comprise the tougher standards
1 Aug 2019
Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login
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Google turns Android phones into 2FA keys for iOS login

FIDO keys touted as the most secure protection against hackers and phishing campaigns
13 Jun 2019
Security flaw found in Google's Titan Security keys
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Security flaw found in Google's Titan Security keys

Google has said it will replace vulnerable Titan Keys for free
16 May 2019
Apple facing lawsuit because its 2FA is ‘too disruptive'
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Apple facing lawsuit because its 2FA is ‘too disruptive'

Californian man accuses the firm of not seeking his consent, and of disrupting access to his personal devices
12 Feb 2019
“Security concern” forces Reddit to lock users out
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“Security concern” forces Reddit to lock users out

Weak password security to blame after the microblogging platform detects a sharp rise in unauthorised account access
11 Jan 2019
Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA
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Modlishka tool can allow attackers to bypass 2FA

The reverse proxy 'Modlishka' tool is designed to make phishing attacks as "effective as possible"
9 Jan 2019
How to make your email hack-proof
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How to make your email hack-proof

How to secure your inbox, enhance your mail and unlock secret codes
13 Sep 2018