Changing Authentication for Employees

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Navy Federal Credit Union’s Thomas Malta on Applying CIAM Techniques New authentication models, including dynamic authorization and continuous authentication, that work well for consumers can be adopted for employees as well, says Thomas Malta, head of identity and access management at the Virginia-based Navy Federal Credit Union.

Leveraging 'Multisectoral' Authentication

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Joni Brennan of Canadian ID Council on How IAM Capabilities Must Evolve "Multisectoral" authentication can help to ensure that government benefits are provided to the right recipients, says Joni Brennan, president of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada

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Applying CIAM Principles to Employee Authentication

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Streamlining and Enhancing Authentication for the Workforce Many organizations have updated the authentication process for customers to help ensure frictionless transactions.

Education Sector OnDemand | Authentication for the Evolving Campus Community

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Smart & Adaptive MFA for the Modern Campus View this webinar as we discuss multi-factor authentication for the evolving campus community

2020 Database Strategies and Contact Acquisition Survey Report

As buyer expectations continue to heighten, marketing and sales teams are feeling pressured to deliver authentic messaging to buyers at every point of their customer journey. This report aims to highlight the current state of B2B database and contact acquisition strategies, and organizations’ goals to leverage data to fuel their go-to-market strategies in 2020 and beyond.

Authentication Failure

Schneier on Security

Uncategorized authentication impersonationThis is a weird story of a building owner commissioning an artist to paint a mural on the side of his building — except that he wasn’t actually the building’s owner.

The Critical Role of Dynamic Authentication

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Wells Fargo's Sridhar Sidhu on Redefining IAM for Remote Workforce Organizations with largely remote workforces must strengthen their dynamic authentication processes to enhance security, says Sridhar Sidhu, senior vice president and head of the information security services group at Wells Fargo

Passwordless Authentication 101

eSecurity Planet

Although they are the most common tool used to verify a person’s identity, passwords are the least secure mode of authentication. What is passwordless authentication? Passwordless authentication, on the other hand, is derived from different types of information the user has.

Using Blockchain for Authentication

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In an interview, Rohas Nagpal, a chief architect at Primechain Technologies, describes how blockchain can be used for authentication and pinpoints areas where blockchain is not the ideal technology. He'll be a featured speaker at ISMG's Security Summit in Mumbai Thursday

Amazon's Ring Mandates Two-Factor Authentication

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Company's Action Follows Similar Move by Google Nest Amazon's Ring is mandating the use of two-factor authentication for all users, a move designed to help stop creepy takeovers of the web-connected home security cameras.

The Vision for Omnichannel Authentication

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Enterprises today have many digital ways of interacting with their customers - and therefore just as many ways for authenticating those users and transactions. Sesh Venkataraman of CA Technologies explains the business value of omnichannel authentication solutions

How the SolarWinds Hackers Bypassed Duo’s Multi-Factor Authentication

Schneier on Security

Logs from the Exchange server showed that the attacker provided username and password authentication like normal but were not challenged for a second factor through Duo. After successful password authentication, the server evaluated the duo-sid cookie and determined it to be valid.

Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

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Implementing an adaptive, risk-based authentication process for remote system access is proving effective as more staff members work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, says Ant Allan, a vice president and analyst at Gartner

BlueZone Web: Multi-factor authentication

Rocket Software

your organization can now lean on multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure HTML5-based terminal emulator access. BlueZone web allows users to have their first point of authentication as an internal user, LDAP registered user or MS SQL User.

Microsoft to Require Multi-Factor Authentication for Cloud Solution Providers

Krebs on Security

says it will soon force all Cloud Solution Providers (CSPs) that help companies manage their Office365 accounts to use multi-factor authentication. As it happened, the PCM employee was not using multi-factor authentication. In response, Microsoft said while its guidance has always been for partners to enable and require multi-factor authentication for all administrators or agent users in the partner tenants, it would soon be making it mandatory.

FFIEC Final Authentication Guidance

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The Final FFIEC Guidance has been issued and its main intent is to reinforce the 2005 Guidance's risk management framework and update the Agencies' expectations regarding customer authentication, layered security, or other controls in the increasingly hostile online environment

FBI: Cybercriminals Are Bypassing Multifactor Authentication

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Threat Actors Using Social Engineering, Other Technical Techniques to Circumvent MFA Protections The FBI is warning banks, businesses and other organizations that cybercriminals are using social engineering and other technical techniques to circumvent multifactor authentication security protections

Mobile Malware Bypasses Banks' 2-Factor Authentication: Report

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IBM Researchers Describe How 'TrickMo,' a TrickBot Variant, Works A variant of the TrickBot Trojan bypasses two-factor authentication for mobile banking, for example, by intercepting one-time codes sent over SMS, according to IBM X-Force

The Growth of Adaptive Authentication

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OneSpan's Tim Bedard on Evolutionary Strategies and Controls The right authentication controls at the right time for the right transactions - the adaptive authentication message is taking off, says OneSpan's Tim Bedard. And here are some quick wins organizations might focus on when starting down the path

The Vision for Omnichannel Authentication

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Enterprises today have many digital ways of interacting with their customers - and therefore just as many ways for authenticating those users and transactions. Sesh Venkataraman of CA Technologies explains the business value of omnichannel authentication solutions

Strong Authentication vs. User Experience

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Balancing Made Easier It is a simple fact that strong authentication will impact user experience and effectiveness

Why Transaction Authentication Is More Critical Now

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Phil Dunkelberger of Nok Nok Labs Discusses Evolving Payment Fraud Schemes As e-commerce explodes during the global CIVD-19 pandemic, transaction authentication is more critical for fraud prevention, says Phil Dunkelberger of Nok Nok Labs, who discusses the latest fraud trends

The Vision for Omnichannel Authentication

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Enterprises today have many digital ways of interacting with their customers - and therefore just as many ways for authenticating those users and transactions. Sesh Venkataraman of CA Technologies explains the business value of omnichannel authentication solutions

Overview of Authentication Mechanisms

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

Overview of Authentication Mechanisms. In this regard, continuously authenticating users who are accessing corporate resources helps maintain trust in distributed IT environments. Many businesses tend to implement OOB authentication via SMS texts. X.509 Authentication.

Zero trust and the Critical Role for Strong Authentication

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CyberEdBoard Executive Members, Bernardo Vasquez and Rob Hornbuckle, guest speak on panel at ISMG Identity & Access Management Virtual Cybersecurity Summit

The Road to Adaptive Authentication

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Tim Bedard of OneSpan answers this question in his analysis of ISMG's new State of Adaptive Authentication in Banking survey OneSpan's Tim Bedard Analyzes New Banking Security Survey How well can banking institutions apply the right amount of security to the right transactions at the right time?

NSA on Authentication Hacks (Related to SolarWinds Breach)

Schneier on Security

The NSA has published an advisory outlining how “malicious cyber actors” are “are manipulating trust in federated authentication environments to access protected data in the cloud.” Uncategorized authentication credentials hacking NSA trust

PSD2 Authentication Requirements: The Implementation Hurdles

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14 deadline for compliance with the new PSD2 "strong customer authentication" requirements for electronic payments, it may take a while for European consumers to notice authentication changes Banks, Merchants, Processors Struggling to Comply With Mandate Because banks, fintech firms, merchants and payments processors in the EU have struggled to meet the Sept.

Reddit Breach Highlights Limits of SMS-Based Authentication

Krebs on Security

What’s interesting about the incident is that it showcases once again why relying on mobile text messages (SMS) for two-factor authentication (2FA) can lull companies and end users into a false sense of security. Of particular note is that although the Reddit employee accounts tied to the breach were protected by SMS-based two-factor authentication, the intruder(s) managed to intercept that second factor. APP-BASED AUTHENTICATION.

Authenticate Everything With PKI and Zero Trust

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Authenticate Everything With PKI and Zero Trust. mchandarana. Tue, 04/20/2021 - 11:29

State of the Authentication Landscape

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Shane Weeden, and authentication expert with IBM Security, discusses the future of authentication and why he's encouraged by the FIDO2 initiative As we approach 2019, is it realistic to think the end of our dependency on traditional user names and passwords is in sight?

Here's Why Account Authentication Shouldn't Use SMS

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Database Blunder Left Two-Step Codes, Account Reset Links Exposed A database security blunder revealed on Friday serves as a reminder that the days of SMS-based authentication should be over. The exposed database, which wasn't protected by a password, contained 26 million text messages, many of which were two-step verification codes and account-reset links

Authenticating in the Age of IoT

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Nok Nok Lab's Philip Dunkelberger on Why Traditional Authentication Won't Work With the advent of the internet of things, authentication needs to be far more scalable, says Phillip Dunkelberger, CEO of Nok Nok Labs

NEW TECH: Silverfort helps companies carry out smarter human and machine authentications

The Last Watchdog

Doing authentication well is vital for any company in the throes of digital transformation. Related: Locking down ‘machine identities’ At the moment, companies are being confronted with a two-pronged friction challenge, when it comes to authentication.

SHARED INTEL: IT pros gravitate to ‘passwordless’ authentication to improve security, boost agility

The Last Watchdog

Passwordless authentication as a default parameter can’t arrive too soon. That’s the upshot of a new report, The State of Passwordless Security 2021 , put out by HYPR , a New York City-based supplier of advanced authentication systems. HYPR polled 427 IT professionals and found a high level of awareness about passwordless authenticators — and not just for enhanced security. Related: Top execs call for facial recognition to be regulated.

How Passwordless Authentication Works via Cybrary Blog

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The post How Passwordless Authentication Works via Cybrary Blog appeared first on IG GURU. Check out the article here. Business Cyber Security IG News Risk News Biometrics Cybrary Passwordless Security Token

Mastercard on the Evolution of Authentication

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Fraud schemes have migrated in recent years, exposing inherent vulnerabilities in how most organizations authenticate users. Diego Szteinhendler of Mastercard outlines new strategies and tools for evolving authentication practices beyond solely payments security

Revamping Authentication With Automation and ML

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Automation and machine learning can be leveraged to make identity-driven authentication a smoother process, says Saryu Nayyar, co-founder and CEO at Gurucul, a behavioral analytics company

OAuth: Your Guide to Industry Authorization and Authentication

eSecurity Planet

Nearly a decade ago, the cyber industry was toiling over how to enable access for users between applications and grant access to specific information about the user for authentication and authorization purposes. and authentication-focused OpenID Connect (OIDC).

PSD2 Authentication Deadline Extended: Here's What's Next

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European Banking Authority Insists EU Nations Take a Consistent Approach to Migration Now that the deadline for all e-commerce card-based transactions in the EU to comply with the new PSD2 "strong customer authentication" requirement has officially been extended to Dec. 31, 2020, authorities are emphasizing the need to make a smooth, uniform migration to the new forms of authentication