MFA / Multi-factor authentication stories
Consumers want frictionless login without sacrificing security
Australian consumers increasingly want frictionless online login experiences without sacrificing the security of personal information.
Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
APAC businesses vulnerable to cyberattack during holidays
Cyber attackers are targeting companies and IT security teams when they are likely to be under-resourced, according to Barracuda.
Xero gives small business updates and reveals new enhancements
Xero has announced a number of new company updates for the month, including a small business insight update, additions to the Xero apps store, and other compliance and invoicing-related enhancements.
Passwordless authentication mkt to grow, says KuppingerCole
KuppingerCole predicts that the CAGR to go up to 31,1%, leading the passwordless authentication market to reach US$6.6 billion by 2025.
Phishing-resistant solutions on Azure AD and YubiKeys now
Microsoft announced the release of three new solutions to fight phishing attacks in Azure, Office 365, and remote desktop environments.
Delinea a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Delinea has announced its industry leadership as a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, joining the effort to encourage safer digital privacy behaviour.
ManageEngine unveils MFA for Windows UAC for added security
ManageEngine has released MFA for Windows User Account Control (UAC) prompts that require credentials for added security.
WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
Yubico research finds concerning trends around authentication security practices
A new global survey from Yubico has found that 59% of employees still rely on usernames and passwords as the primary method to authenticate their accounts.
Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
To obtain cyber insurance, organisations need to take a more mature approach to their security strategies by prioritising improving their cyber defences first, before investing in cyber insurance.
FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
"Having a ransomware mitigation plan is one step towards minimising risk, with phishing resistant MFA the key to keeping necessary accounts secure."
Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
With the volume of money handled by the finance industry on any given day, it's no wonder that it is a prime target for cybercriminals.
TDIR is screaming for cybersecurity vendor collaboration
As the modern world is beset by ever-more common and sophisticated cyber-attacks, the very tools focused on TDIR are ready to be laid to rest.
Southeast Asia sees growing demand for better electronic finance solutions
More than three in five respondents in SEA were found to want OTP via SMS in every e-payment transaction, and 57% want to see the implementation of two-factor authentication.
Salesforce now requiring all users to implement MFA
Customer cloud service company Salesforce has taken significant steps to bolster its security protocols by requiring all users to implement multi-factor authentication (MFA) to access its products, solutions, and platforms.
Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day
Data Protection Day, impending in Europe, serves as a global reminder of one of the most important responsibilities for any organisation: keeping sensitive data secure.
LogMeIn spins out LastPass as standalone company
LogMeIn says it plans to invest further in LastPass, particularly across the go-to-market functions, engineering, and the overall customer experience.
What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.