Report: 80% of fintech execs worry about authentication security tools

Venture Beast

Legacy IT authentication security tools, such as one-time passwords, possess vulnerabilities capable of being exploited. Read More.

Duo vs. Microsoft Authenticator: Compare multifactor authentication software

Tech Republic Security

Passwordless and MFA push-based security apps are becoming the norm in enterprises. We compare the features and costs of two of the biggest players in this space, Duo and Microsoft Authenticator, and pit them head-to-head. Security Software

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Biometric authentication platform Transmit Security raises $543M

Venture Beast

Transmit Security has raised $543M in a series A round of funding, giving the biometric authentication company a $2.3B Cloud Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page biometric authentication category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security funding daily Transmit Security

Email authentication helps governments and private companies battle ransomware

Tech Republic Security

The first line of defense against ransomware lies with email authentication. The post Email authentication helps governments and private companies battle ransomware appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

The Modern Encryption Software Checklist: The Secret to Understanding Your Data Security Needs

Understanding your data security needs is tough enough, but what can be even more difficult is choosing the right software to fit your company. This checklist will help you evaluate the scope of services offered by various encryption solutions on the market.

Apple, Microsoft and Google announce plans to enable passwordless authentication for billions of devices

Venture Beast

Apple, Microsoft, and Google announce commitment to implementing passwordless authentication options for billions of users. Business Security Apple category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Google Microsoft passwordless authentication

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 […].

Report: 57% of consumers are tired of password authentication questions

Venture Beast

AI security strategies Security category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security knowledge-based authentication password hygiene password security passwords reports

Biometric authentication company iProov raises $70M

Venture Beast

Biometric authentication company iProov has raised $70 million as demand for online identity verification soars. apps Cloud Enterprise Entrepreneur Mobile Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security funding daily funding weekly iProov

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. GitHub CSO Mike Hanley takes security seriously.

SecureAuth acquires Acceptto to deliver AI-driven passwordless authentication

Venture Beast

Identity access management provider SecureAuth has announced the acquisition of continuous passwordless authentication platform Acceptto. Read More.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

THE BASICS: Single Sign-On, Security Integration. Flexible Security Application teams have already invested. security model and setting up diferent. Flexible security means. authentication and authorization information. within existing worklows and security models.

Decentralized identity authentication platform Magic raises $27M

Venture Beast

Magic, a blockchain-powered decentralized identity authentication platform, has raised $27 million in a series A round of funding. Cloud Enterprise Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page blockchain category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security funding daily Magic

Secrets management and authentication platform Akeyless raises $14M

Venture Beast

Akeyless, a secrets management and authentication platform, recently raised $14 million in a series A funding round. Read More.

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. You will see a tab that says ‘Security Keys’.

How to add an authenticated DockerHub registry to Portainer

Tech Republic Security

The post How to add an authenticated DockerHub registry to Portainer appeared first on TechRepublic. Cloud SecurityPortainer is a great way to help make Docker container development much more efficient. If your company has an official DockerHub registry, you should connect the two.

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

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. Cloud Entrepreneur Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security passwordless Transmit Security

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

Identity and authentication in the metaverse

Venture Beast

Just as identity and authentication is pivotal to today's world, the metaverse will also require people to prove who they are. But how? Read More.

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

Venture Beast

As mixed reality headsets become fully independent, they'll need to be secured against unauthorized use, but passwords aren't a good fit for such devices.

Passwordless authentication platform Stytch raises $90M

Venture Beast

Passwordless authentication company Stytch has raised $90 million at a $1 billion valuation, and acquired passwordless startup Cotter. Read More.

How to add an authenticated DockerHub registry to Portainer

Tech Republic Security

The post How to add an authenticated DockerHub registry to Portainer appeared first on TechRepublic. Cloud SecurityPortainer is a great way to help make Docker container development much more efficient. If your company has an official DockerHub registry, you should connect the two.

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. CTO Cyber Security News Trusona

Gmail embraces BIMI to authenticate emails with verified logos

Venture Beast

Google is officially rolling out support for email authentication specification BIMI (Brand Indicators for Message Identification) for Gmail. Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur Marketing Security VB Home Page BIMI category-/Internet & Telecom/Email & Messaging gmail Google Google Workspaces

Hackers Are Getting Better and Better At Defeating Your 2FA Security

GizModo VR

Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, has been sold to web users as one of the most important and trustworthy tools for securing your digital life.

Microsoft acted too late on major security threat, Okta exec says

Venture Beast

Microsoft moved slowly to disable "basic" identity authentication, which doesn't support MFA and brings major security risk, an Okta exec says. Read More.

Hackers have begun adapting to wider use of multi-factor authentication

Tech Republic Security

The post Hackers have begun adapting to wider use of multi-factor authentication appeared first on TechRepublic. Security

S&R Forum 2021: Passwordless Authentication Adoption Is Gaining Momentum

Forrester Digital Transformation

Passwordless authentication, in the form of inherence factors (e.g., location, user behavior), is an emerging authentication technology that will protect organizations from brute force attacks, credential stuffing, phishing, and social engineering tactics.

Microsoft: ‘Dangerous mismatch’ in security due to slow MFA adoption

Venture Beast

Microsoft disclosed in a new report that just 22% of Azure Active Directory accounts are using MFA for authentication. Business Cloud Security Azure Active Directory category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Security embargo identity security MFA Microsoft passwordless authentication

4 ways to strengthen Azure AD security

Venture Beast

A paradigm shift is required to manage Azure AD security in a hybrid identity environment, particularly in four key focus areas. Read More.

Google Plans to Automatically Enroll Users In Two-Factor Authentication Soon

GizModo VR

Security experts have been banging the drum about password managers and enabling two-factor authentication for what seems like an eternity. Probably because year after year , hordes of you keep using “123456" and “password” to secure your s**t online. Well, Google’s not having it anymore. So long as you provide a… Read more.

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

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

Emerging tech in security and risk management to better protect the modern enterprise

Venture Beast

Key emerging tech categories in security and risk management include confidential computing, SASE, and passwordless authentication. Read More.

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

Linux Academy

I am a huge fan of password managers because they make my life more secure and easier. They were stored securely online, and we could access them from anywhere. I can access any password from my phone or computer via a secure connection. 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).

7 ways to protect pharma supply chains from cyber-physical attacks in 2022

Venture Beast

Defining a consistent strategy across pharma supply chains using zero-trust security will reduce breaches and protect drugs sold globally. Read More.

Corsha aims to develop solution to secure API communications

Venture Beast

API security provider, Corsha, gives enterprises the ability to assign dynamic identities to trusted machines, which are then used to build one-time use multifactor authentication credentials.

How does certificate-based authentication work?

Network World

Certificate-based authentication is a cryptographic technique that allows one computer to securely identify itself to another across a network connection, using a document called a public-key certificate.

Okta authentication company’s customer data targeted by the Lapsus$ gang

Tech Republic Security

The post Okta authentication company’s customer data targeted by the Lapsus$ gang appeared first on TechRepublic. SecurityThe Lapsus$ cybercriminal group exposed screenshots and messages showing it had successfully breached identify platform Okta.

Multi-factor authentication: Top 5 things to know

Tech Republic Security

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

Hacker Group Claims Extraordinary Access to User Authentication Firm Okta

GizModo VR

Hacker group LAPSUS$ posted images on its Telegram channel overnight claiming it achieved administrator access to Okta, a user authentication and data management company.

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.