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Authentication Security
Multi-Factor Authentication

How to Set Up MFA: A Brief Guide

Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) provides strong, reliable security against the rapidly-evolving cyberthreat landscape. MFA uses two or more authentication factors to verify a user’s identity before granting them access to a system or application. But how to set up MFA? Read on to know more.

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Multi-Factor Authentication
Authentication Security

A Guide to Multi-Factor Authentication Solutions

In a world where organisations are constantly at risk of losing their valuable data to clever pretenders, user authentication is vital. To minimise their risk and protect themselves, organisations need more secure user authentication methods. They need multi-factor authentication solutions.

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Authentication Security
Passwordless Authentication
Passwords

7 Passwordless Risks and How to Mitigate Them

With all the benefits of passwordless authentication also come a few risks. This article shows you the seven risks you should have in mind and fortunately, how they can be mitigated.

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Passwordless Authentication
Passwords
Password Security

Passwordless Cost: Here’s What You Wanted to Know

Passwordless cost easily outweighs cybersecurity risks, financial costs and productivity losses common with password-based systems. But what exactly is the passwordless cost? This article will give you a comprehensive overview of all aspects and benefits you need to consider.

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Passwordless Authentication
Passwords

Authentication: Why you should go passwordless today

By 2022, 60% of large enterprises, and 90% of midsize firms will go passwordless for over 50% of use cases. But presently, many organizations struggle to do so.Here’s why.For many companies, passwords are embedded in legacy systems that use old protocols and identity stores like LDAP for password authentication. Although it is possible to eliminate passwords even in legacy systems, organizations rarely consider this option, and still rely on password-based authentication.

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Passwordless Authentication

5 Compelling Reasons for Enterprises to Go Passwordless

Many of these security issues can be traced to unauthorized access caused by weaknesses in password-based systems. That’s why a better approach to authentication is required. The answer lies in strong passwordless authentication. Here are 5 compelling reasons why.

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Passwordless Authentication

The Weaknesses of “Passwordless Experience” vs the Strengths of “Completely Passwordless”

The modern-day security threat landscape engenders a need for robust authentication methods for reliable enterprise security. Simultaneously, there’s also the need to. As the complexity of doing business increases with technological challenges, maintaining a balance between security and user experience remains more critical than ever.“Passwordless authentication” is discussed by many experts as a powerful way to help achieve this goal and push the envelope of enterprise security and authentication.

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Passwordless Authentication
Cost Reduction
Single-Sign-On
Passwords

The Real Cost of Passwords : Why 2FA and SSO don't help

Passwords are expensive for companies. And no, it's not just about the costs that can be incurred if these passwords are stolen or misused. It's also about the fact that passwords cost money in themselves, even though this may not be obvious at first glance. In this article, we look at the true cost of passwords and explain why it is not enough to simply make passwords "more secure".

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Passwordless Authentication
Passwords
Authentication Security

Kill the password before it kills you : A Tale on Password Security

As long as there are passwords users, employees and partners will get hacked. The password remains the single biggest threat and alongside with it the attacks that make it so dangerous such as phishing.

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Zero Trust
Zero Trust Architecture

What is Zero Trust Architecture? And why there's still lots to be done

Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) is a concept that has been around for quite a while now. However with recent events such as the global pandemic and thus a rise in work-from-home policies and eroding perimeters, the topic has regained importance more than ever. In this article we'll digest the latest Zero Trust Architecture release by NIST, help you understand it's tenets and introduce it's inherent weaknesses.

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Data Breaches
Phishing Attacks

Why Twitter Got Hacked and How to prevent it

In one of the most brazen cyberattacks in recent history, some of the most influential Twitter accounts were compromised in mid-July. Twitter handles that got hacked included powerful names like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Joe Biden, and even the former United States President Barack Obama. How could this happen? And how can attacks such as these be prevented?

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Passwords
Password Security
Best Practices

You should not ask your users to change passwords after a breach. Here's why

Some organisations do it as precautionary measure, others because the login credentials were not secured properly. But: With gazillions of credentials out in the wild, available anywhere, and users continuing with simple permutations, changing the password doesn't solve the problem.

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Authentication Security
Multi-Factor Authentication
Multi-Factor Authentication

MFA vs. 2FA : What's the difference?

When trying find the best authentication solution the terminology in the landscape can often be confusing, especially when it comes to two factor vs Multi Factor authentication. In this article we will go through a detailed comparison of the two to help you be informed.

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