two-factor authentication (2FA)

White House issues memorandum to bolster national security systems
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White House issues memorandum to bolster national security systems

Agencies must now implement multi-factor authentication within 180 days, along with encryption for data at rest and in transit
20 Jan 2022
How to build a zero trust model
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Security

How to build a zero trust model

Threats are becoming greater and more diverse, but having a zero trust architecture could help your business defend its infrastructure
11 Jan 2022
Five things to consider before choosing an MFA solution
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Security

Five things to consider before choosing an MFA solution

Because we all should move on from using “password” as a password!
17 Dec 2021
Meta makes 2FA mandatory for high-risk users
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Meta makes 2FA mandatory for high-risk users

Journalists and activists must adopt extra protective measure under new rule
3 Dec 2021
Multi-factor authentication deployment guide
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Multi-factor authentication deployment guide

A complete guide to selecting and deploying your MFA authentication guide
11 Nov 2021
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
9 Nov 2021
Google will auto-enrol 150 million users in 2FA by end of 2021
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Google will auto-enrol 150 million users in 2FA by end of 2021

An additional two million YouTube creators will also be required to switch it on the 2SV feature by the end of the year
6 Oct 2021
Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach
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Coinbase notifies 6,000 customers of data breach

Hackers exploited a 2FA flaw to steal hundreds of thousands in cryptocurrency
4 Oct 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
17 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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Whitepaper

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
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?
biometrics

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