Insights Into Aerospike Authentication and Authorization

CTOvision

Read Micah Carrick’s Medium post explaining how Aerospike authentication and authorization work in the real world: On the left, we have developers building applications and back-office jobs that will use an […].

The IAM Leader’s Guide to Biometric Authentication

CEB IT

Most enterprise workers are all too familiar with the challenges of digital authentication. Biometric authentication has the potential to achieve that balance better than traditional methods like passwords or tokens. What is biometric authentication?

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Authentic Artists creates AI virtual artists for gaming and streaming

Venture Beast

Authentic Artists is launching a new AI-powered platform to create virtual artists for gaming and streaming apps. AI GamesBeat PC Gaming Authentic Artists category-/Arts & Entertainment/Music & Audio Chris McGarry Mike Shinoda music PC gaming virutal artists

Hypr raises $35M to grow its passwordless authentication platform

Venture Beast

Hypr, which offers a passwordless authentication platform, has raised $35 million in venture capital funding. Read More.

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

The Top Internet of Things (IoT) Authentication Methods and Options

CTOvision

Read Ellen Boehm list top Internet of Things authentication methods and options on Security Boulevard: IoT authentication is a model for building trust in the identity of IoT machines and devices […].

Biometrics: The Future of Payment Authentication

CTOvision

Read why David Smith says that biometrics is the future of payment authentication on Infosec Magazine : Today buyers have to deal with PIN codes and passwords, and despite all […].

GitHub Discovers Authentication Issue

SecureWorld News

GitHub announced a security update due to a bug causing issues with the authentication of sessions. On March 2, GitHub received an external report of anomalous behavior for their authenticated GitHub.com user session. Authentication Cybersecurity Original Content Security Patches

Trusona: Passwordless two-factor authentication

CTOvision

Trusona is the pioneer and leader in passwordless two-factor authentication (2FA). Stolen or weak passwords are responsible for over 80% of breaches, and Trusona’s mission is to thwart cybercrime by eliminating them from the user experience. For a good overview and really fast demo of the power of Trusona see this video: Over 200 organizations, including some […]. Company IAM

How to use FreeRADIUS for SSH authentication

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen shows you how to install and configure FreeRADIUS as a centralized SSH authentication tool

Two-factor authentication: A cheat sheet

Tech Republic Security

A password alone will not protect sensitive information from hackers--two-factor authentication is also necessary. Here's what security pros and users need to know about two-factor authentication

Zero-trust authentication may replace passwords in AR/VR headsets

Venture Beast

AR/VR Business Games Mobile Security AR category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Science VR zero-trust authentication ZeTA

Tesla finally launches two-factor authentication

Mashable VR

After a long string of delays, Tesla has finally implemented a crucial security feature for its app: two-factor authentication. As always, be careful not to lose access to your authenticator, as you won't be able to log into your Tesla account without it.

Multi-factor authentication: Top 5 things to know

Tech Republic Security

Tom Merritt lists five things you need to know about multi-factor authentication MFA can help make your organization more secure.

Top 5 things to know about multi-factor authentication

Tech Republic Security

Tom Merritt lists five things you need to know about multi-factor authentication MFA can help make your organization more secure.

How to set up passwordless SSH authentication for Ubuntu Server

Tech Republic Security

Learn how to enable passwordless SSH authentication on both Linux and macOS

Transmit Security launches BindID to replace passwords with biometric authentication

Venture Beast

With BindID, Transmit Security is launching a product that helps businesses embrace online biometric authentication. Read More. Cloud Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security passwordless Transmit Security

How to secure your Zoom account with two-factor authentication

Tech Republic Security

Follow these steps to better protect your Zoom account with a second layer of authentication

With Google Authenticator's Latest iOS Update, You Really Have No Excuse Now

GizModo VR

Google Authenticator users on iOS are finally getting a useful security update that their comrades on Android got months ago. ios google authenticator security iphone google consumer tech

Second Factor Authentication With Security Keys

CTOvision

With the movement of our personal and business critical data to the ‘cloud’, and directed attacks on that data, many of us make use of stronger security through use two-factor authentication. Depending on which service, you use Google Authenticator, have a code sent via SMS, get a plain old phone call, the RSA key fob, or rely on email and then type your six digit code if you haven’t been logged out by that point.

Authentic Digital Relationships

Phil Windley

Supporting Authentic Relationships. Summary: Self-sovereign identity, supported by a heterarchical identity metasystem, creates a firm foundation for rich digital relationships that allow people to digitally embodied so they can act online as autonomous agents.

Text authentication is even worse than almost anyone thought

Computerworld Vertical IT

Everyone has been lecturing IT about how horrible the security is from texting numbers for authentication for years, including me. Now, due to some excellent reporting from Vice , it's clear that the text situation is far worse than almost anyone thought.

Deloitte breach underlines need for better authentication

Computer Weekly

A breach of Deloitte’s email system, which may have exposed client details, emphasises the need for two-factor authentication and the monitoring of systems administrators

Multi-factor authentication: 5 reasons not to use SMS

Tech Republic Security

Using SMS as an additional means to authenticate your password is better than nothing, but it's not the most reliable. Tom Merritt lists five reasons why SMS should not be used for MFA

This Open-Source Security Key Helps You Ditch Software Authenticators

GizModo VR

Accidentally deleting your Google Authenticator app is a nightmare. The app, which generates one-time codes for many websites, is usually your key to many major email services, including Gmail, domain name services like Namecheap, and even banking services.

Lloyds Bank tests biometric authentication from Microsoft

Computer Weekly

Banking group is trying out enterprise-grade biometric authentication for its online customers

Top 5 reasons not to use SMS for multi-factor authentication

Tech Republic Security

Using SMS as an additional means to authenticate your password is better than nothing, but it's not the most reliable. Tom Merritt lists five reasons why SMS should not be used for MFA

Identity, authentication and authorisation becoming risk-led

Computer Weekly

Identity management, and authentication and authorisation governance are shifting away from being purely IT initiatives, according to RSA

How to enable two-factor authentication for Bitwarden

Tech Republic Security

If you use Bitwarden as your password manager of choice, you owe it to yourself to enable two-factor authentication

Project Starling uses technology to preserve authenticity of Capitol riot images

Venture Beast

presidential transition, using technology to verify the authenticity of the Capitol riot photos. Project Starling documented the U.S. Read More.

How to move Google Authenticator from one iPhone or Android device to another

Tech Republic Security

If you migrated to a different iPhone or Android device and need to transfer Google Authenticator to the new hardware, follow these steps

How to enable two-factor authentication for Bitwarden

Tech Republic Security

If you use Bitwarden as your password manager of choice, you owe it to yourself to enable two-factor authentication

Trusona Is Poised To Improve How We Securely Authenticate With Systems

CTOvision

Editor’s note: I first met Trusona via the Security Innovation Network (SINET) and later thanks to Evan Weisel of W2Comm I was treated to an in person demo and discussion with CEO Ori Eisen while at Blackhat.

WhatsApp adds biometric authentication for logging in on desktop

The Verge

Soon, if you’ve got biometric authentication enabled on your phone, you’ll have to unlock the app before you can link your account. That means users will have to use it to link their accounts unless they disable biometric authentication for their entire device.

Why CIOs Should Care About Two Factor Authentication

The Accidental Successful CIO

Everybody needs two factor authentication, but just exactly what is it? One of the most powerful techniques that is currently being used is something called “two factor authentication” What is this security technique and how many different flavors of it exist? Two Factor Authentication. So just exactly is two factor authentication. Most websites these days support some form of two factor authentication. This level is called two factor authentication.

Fraud alert: Voice authentication platform analyzes 1,380 data points per call

Tech Republic Security

Pindrop's dashboard scores the caller, the device, and the behavior to spot bad actors and authentic customers

Google Authenticator: How to move from one iPhone or Android device to another

Tech Republic Security

If you migrated to a different iPhone or Android device and need to transfer Google Authenticator to the new hardware, follow these steps

Singapore banks adopt voice biometrics for user authentication

Computer Weekly

Banks in Singapore are rolling out biometric technology to improve customer services by speeding up the authentication process

Zoom adds two-factor authentication

Mashable VR

Read more. More about Zoom , Video Chat , 2fa , Tech , and Cybersecurity. Zoom Video Chat 2fa Tech Cybersecurity

Single Sign-On and Multi Factor Authentication for FlexDeploy

Flexagon

In addition, FlexDeploy customers have also requested support for Single Sign-On (SSO) and Multi Factor Authentication (MFA). The post Single Sign-On and Multi Factor Authentication for FlexDeploy appeared first on Flexagon.

Using Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) | Roadmap to Securing Your Infrastructure

Linux Academy

It also provides a handy browser plugin to fill in credentials for me, once I’ve authenticated to the plugin. Multi-factor authentication (MFA). Now, on to our second point for today: multi-factor authentication (MFA). If you’re not familiar with MFA, it’s the idea that besides entering your password, you need to provide another factor of authentication, such as a fingerprint or a unique code.

Tesla accounts now support two-factor authentication

The Verge

Tesla accounts can now be secured with two-factor authentication (2FA), giving owners an extra layer of security around their cars’ connected services, Electrek reports. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Dodge is using two-factor authentication to secure its most powerful muscle cars

Tech Republic Security

You'll need more than just a key to drive this Hemi