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 […].

Trusona: Passwordless two-factor authentication

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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.

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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

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

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 Power Of The Values-Based Consumer — And Of Authentic Brand Values

Forrester IT

As consumers look to align their purchases with their principles, opportunities arise for brands — though genuine commitment is key. age of the customer B2C marketing chief marketing officer (CMO) loyalty values-based customer experience

Change Azure MFA Authentication Phone Number from MyApps Portal

Anoop

In this post, I will go through how an Azure AD normal user can change their Azure AD authentication phone number from the MyApps portal. Learn to change Azure MFA Authentication Phone Number from end user’s Windows 10 device. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

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.

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?

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

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

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).

Lloyds Bank tests biometric authentication from Microsoft

Computer Weekly

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

A Spike In Home Workers Raises MFA Resilience Questions

Forrester IT

Stronger authentication, and VPNs, that used to be required for a subset […]. employee experience security & risk EX IAM identity and access MFA multi-factor authentication Security & Risk

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

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.

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.

Passwords Belong In Time Capsules, Not IT Ecosystems

Forrester IT

age of the customer security & risk authentication customer experience cybersecurity IAM identity and access passwords Security & RiskIt’s no secret that credential theft remains a primary attack vector for cybercriminals.

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

Everything You Know About eAuthentication is wrong!

CTOvision

On Labor Day, September 5 th 2016, NIST published their Digital Authentication Guideline: Public Preview. The base document SP 800-63-3 is the third iteration of this special publication, and has been renamed to: Digital Authentication Guideline. Nathaniel Crocker.

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

Creativity and Authenticity

Future of CIO

Being authentic is the state of self-consciousness, self-discovery, and self-improvement. It seems everyone who considers authenticity has his or her own view of it. Does being authentic gives you the courage to be creative? Originality is valuable as authenticity.

How to configure SSH authentication to a FreeRADIUS server

Tech Republic Security

Find out how to configure FreeRADIUS as an SSH authentication server on Ubuntu

Top 5 Security & Risk Reports in Q1 2020 (Not Written By Me)

Forrester IT

Age of the Customer security & risk authentication CISO Compliance covid-19 governance pandemic security and risk Top 5 Zero TrustIt is a humbling to work with a team of talented individuals like the ones I work with on Forrester’s Security & Risk team. This week, I’m highlighting 5 reports some of these fine folks published in Q1 that I got a lot of value out of, and I think you will too. Optimize […].

Two Factor Failure: With complexity comes new vulnerabilities

CTOvision

One of the most significant capabilities in the enterprise defensive arsenal is multi-factor authentication. Multi-factor defense helps solve many weaknesses of password authentication. Many two factor authentication systems have very glaring vulnerabilities.

Authenticity and the November 2013 Security Updates

IT Pros Rock!

Specifically, astrophysicist and geek icon Neil deGrasse Tyson has been critical about the movie''s authenticity. To deGrasse Tyson, a lack of authenticity disrupts the movie-going experience. Two advisories this month deal with authenticity by focusing on certificates and cryptography.

TSB to introduce iris scan authentication in September 2017

Computer Weekly

TSB customers will soon be able to access their mobile bank accounts through iris scanning, which is regarded as the most secure biometric authentication available

Cisco Acquires Duo or How Should You Do 2 factor authentication (2FA)?

Forrester IT

link] From the license cost perspective moving away from SMS for example to Google Authenticator is minimal. NIST has not been recommending SMS OTP 2FA for a while precisely because of SMS inbox takeovers, MITM attacks, etc. Google publishes guides on how to do this [link] From the technical support perspective the process is marginally more expensive […]. age of the customer

How to disable basic or legacy authentication to set up MFA in Office 365

Network World

Microsoft recommends setting up multi-factor authentication in Windows 10 for better security, but you have to disable basic or legacy authentication first

FBI urges businesses to use biometric factors to mitigate multi-factor authentication risk

Tech Republic Security

The FBI Cyber Task Force recently issued a Private Industry Notice on how businesses can deal with vulnerabilities tied to token and phone-based multi-factor authentication methods

How to set up ssh key authentication

Tech Republic Security

With the help of ssh key authentication, you can lock down secure shell so that only specific machines can log in. Out of the box, secure shell is fairly secure. Here's how

How to configure SSH authentication to a FreeRADIUS server

Tech Republic Security

Find out how to configure FreeRADIUS as an SSH authentication server on Ubuntu

Security Think Tank: Proceed with caution on biometric authentication

Computer Weekly

How can organisations move to biometric authentication of users without running the risk of exposing sensitive biometric information

Step-By-Step: Securing a Xamarin app with Azure AD’s Multi-factor Authentication

CanITPro

The solution proposed was to pause the application on a prompt and use Azure AD’s Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to allow a valid administrator account to unlock the application and return to the available jobs screen. Select Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).

Google pilots voice authentication for purchases made though Google Assistant

TechSpot

Google is piloting a "new" voice authentication method for securing purchases made via its AI Assitant. The feature, called Voice Match, has limited availability for now and is only usable with Assistant-enabled smart speakers and displays.

Dangers of biometric authentication for mobile devices

CTOvision

Read Robert Sheldon take a look at mobile authentication using biometrics on Tech Target : Many experts believe biometric authentication is the most convenient and secure authentication option, but IT professionals must be wary of certain flaws. The advantages of biometric authentication are intuitive and somewhat obvious: Users don’t have to remember passwords.

HSBC voice authentication tricked by twins

Computer Weekly

Twin brothers managed to trick HSBC’s voice recognition security system into giving account access to the wrong person

NIST Recommends Against SMS for Factor Authentication

IT Toolbox

Do you use your cell phone to complete 2-Factor Authentication to digital services? In many ways it is the easiest second channel or Out Of Band (to use the technical term) channel for most of us in the 2nd decade of the 21st century. After all, if you're accessing a digital service in the first place, you probably have a cell phone no farther away than your pocket. However

The Myths of Multifactor Authentication

CTOvision

Read François Amigorena bust certain myths surrounding multifactor authentication on Dark Reading : Compromised credentials are a huge threat to companies today. The attacker is actually using valid (that is, stolen but valid) credentials, so why would your antivirus, firewall, and other technologies you might have in place flag anything unusual? Your tools assume […].

Buyer’s Guide to 9 multi-factor authentication products

Network World

Multi factors Since we last reviewed two-factor authentication products , the market has moved beyond two-factor authentication toward what is now being called multi-factor authentication.

Researchers demo VR finger tracking that recognizes air-drawn passcodes

Venture Beast

AR/VR Dev Enterprise Mobile Security AR Arizona State University authentication category-/Science/Computer Science category-/Science/Engineering & Technology control finger motion finger tracking FMKit glove handwriting recognition identification input Leap Motion passcodes VR

Step-By-Step: Enabling Multi-Factor Authentication on XBOX ONE

CanITPro

Step-By-Step XBOX 360 authentication Xbox One multi-factor Anthony Bartolo XBOXE3 two-factor XBOX Security E32015 E3 Windows 10 how-toMuch of this week’s online news has been centered on the E3 event taking place in LA.

Why you need a strong authentication platform

Network World

According to Symantec ’s annual Internet Security Threat Report , up to 80 percent of breaches could be eliminated with strong authentication. Common challenges Image by Pexels As the security landscape is changing, so are the business challenges that organizations are facing.