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Everything you need to know about Authentication
Passwordless Authentication With Legacy Systems: A Comprehensive Guide
We all know the problem; password-based attacks have been on the rise for years now and that curve shows no sign of slowing down. Passwordless authentication could be the answer, but what if you have legacy systems? Fear not... we may have the answer!
What Is An Adversary-in-The-Middle Attack (AiTM)?
Here at IDEE HQ, we like putting this stuff to the test. We got our hands on Evilginx and tried breaking through Microsoft Authenticator and then AuthN. Watch the results & find out more about how an Adversary in The Middle (AiTM) attack works, and what can be done to prevent it and keep users protected.
Securing the Remote Workplace with MFA
More businesses are offering flexible or fully remote job roles as the trend for WFH continues to grow, but there are still ongoing cyber security challenges. We discuss the issues and how multifactor authentication (MFA) can help organisations secure the remote workforce.
Udo Gärtner Deploys AuthN by IDEE MFA Overnight after Breach
What happens when a major breach starts to quickly accumulate costs and business grinds to halt? Well, you need a really swift resolution. Preferably phish-proof MFA. Did we mention that AuthN can be deployed in as little as 15 minutes? Find out exactly what happened in our latest case study.
IDEE Launches its new MSP Partner Program for Managed Service Providers
Contrary to common belief, deploying MFA can be very simple. MSPs can deploy AuthN in minutes and provide a robust solution that prevents all credential phishing and password-based attacks against modern and legacy systems.
Al Lakhani, IDEE: “seven out of ten ransomware attacks can be stopped”
Cyberthreats have always been lurking around virtually every corner, waiting to attack either an individual or a whole organization. And with employees working from home and depending on barely protected or unprotected technology, attacks have become easier.
Protect Your Organisation from the Bad Guys with Multi-Factor Security
Even if you deploy password managers, or educate your workforce about the perils of weak passwords; the continued use of password-only authentication systems does not protect your organisation from bad actors. Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) provides a more reliable and efficient way. Read on to explore the various benefits of multi-factor security.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why Organisations Should Count on Passwordless Security?
The best way to close many security gaps is with passwordless security. In addition to improving the organization’s security posture, passwordless security eliminates user friction and reduces the administrative burden on IT teams with respect to password-related helpdesk tickets. Passwordless security is the future of digitization and enterprise cybersecurity risk management. Here’s why.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.