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Consumers want frictionless login without sacrificing security
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Australian consumers increasingly want frictionless online login experiences without sacrificing the security of personal information. 
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Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
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microsoft
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google
Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
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APAC businesses vulnerable to cyberattack during holidays
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Cyber attackers are targeting companies and IT security teams when they are likely to be under-resourced, according to Barracuda.
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Xero gives small business updates and reveals new enhancements
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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.
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Passwordless authentication mkt to grow, says KuppingerCole
Fri 28 Oct 2022
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KuppingerCole predicts that the CAGR to go up to 31,1%, leading the passwordless authentication market to reach US$6.6 billion by 2025.
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Phishing-resistant solutions on Azure AD and YubiKeys now
Thu 20 Oct 2022
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public cloud
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microsoft
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phishing
Microsoft announced the release of three new solutions to fight phishing attacks in Azure, Office 365, and remote desktop environments.
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Delinea a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Thu 13 Oct 2022
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pam
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cybersecurity
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privacy
Delinea has announced its industry leadership as a Champion of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, joining the effort to encourage safer digital privacy behaviour.
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ManageEngine unveils MFA for Windows UAC for added security
Thu 13 Oct 2022
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endpoint protection
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ManageEngine has released MFA for Windows User Account Control (UAC) prompts that require credentials for added security.
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WatchGuard AuthPoint gets performance verified from Miercom
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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network security
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network management
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cybersecurity
Miercom found that WatchGuard’s MFA AuthPoint proved superior in authentication provisioning, deployment and security testing.
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Yubico research finds concerning trends around authentication security practices
Mon 3 Oct 2022
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microsoft
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cybersecurity
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google
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.
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Barracuda adds Zero Trust Access to enhance email security
Fri 16 Sep 2022
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malware
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microsoft
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The new capabilities allow customers to control access to email systems and Microsoft 365 applications on a need-to-know basis, enhancing email security.
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Cyber insurance. A changing of the guard.
Thu 15 Sep 2022
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malware
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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.
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FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
Thu 30 Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
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user experience
The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
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World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
Thu 5 May 2022
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cybersecurity
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passwords
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In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
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Why it's essential to focus on security fundamentals
Wed 27 Apr 2022
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dr
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encryption
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breach prevention
Recently the U.S. White House released a statement citing intelligence reports indicating "… that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyber-attacks."
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Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
Mon 11 Apr 2022
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"Having a ransomware mitigation plan is one step towards minimising risk, with phishing resistant MFA the key to keeping necessary accounts secure."
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Five data fundamentals to quash cybercrime
Tue 15 Mar 2022
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bi
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Cybercriminals have never been happier, with constantly growing data footprints and operational disruption escalating the potency of cybercrime.
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Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
Wed 23 Feb 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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phishing
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cybersecurity
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.
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TDIR is screaming for cybersecurity vendor collaboration
Fri 11 Feb 2022
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malware
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cybersecurity
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advanced persistent threat protection
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.
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Southeast Asia sees growing demand for better electronic finance solutions
Tue 8 Feb 2022
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passwords
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mobile wallet
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kaspersky
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.
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Salesforce now requiring all users to implement MFA
Wed 2 Feb 2022
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phishing
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email security
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it infrastructure
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.
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Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day
Fri 21 Jan 2022
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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.
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LogMeIn spins out LastPass as standalone company
Fri 17 Dec 2021
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cx
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martech
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LogMeIn says it plans to invest further in LastPass, particularly across the go-to-market functions, engineering, and the overall customer experience.
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What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Thu 16 Dec 2021
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government
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mfa
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digital credentials
Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.
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