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Defeating Phishing-Resistant Multifactor Authentication

Schneier on Security

CISA is now pushing phishing-resistant multifactor authentication. Uncategorized authentication phishing two-factor authentication

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Twitter Two-Factor Authentication Has a Vulnerability

Data Breach Today

Hackers Gain Path to Potential Account Takeover by Turning Off SMS Second Factor Twitter accounts that use SMS for two-factor authentication are at a heightened risk of account takeover with the disclosure that texting "STOP" to the verification service results in it being turned off.

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Beating Clever Phishing Through Strong Authentication

Data Breach Today

But strong authentication can thwart even the most clever phishing campaigns, says Brett Winterford, regional chief security officer for APJ at Okta Successful account takeovers are one of the most common ways that organizations end up with attackers in their systems.

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Leveraging 'Multisectoral' Authentication

Data Breach Today

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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Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

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Changing Authentication for Employees

Data Breach Today

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.

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Bypassing Two-Factor Authentication

Schneier on Security

FIDO2 multi-factor authentication systems are not susceptible to these attacks, because they are tied to a physical computer. Uncategorized computer security passwords two-factor authentication

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Payments Rules Bring Customer Authentication to Forefront

Data Breach Today

FIDO Alliance's Hulka on Why Customers and Providers Like Payment Confirmation Payment regulations in Europe have forced retailers to implement strong authentication that's phishing-resistant and facilitates more customer understanding, says FIDO Alliance's Christina Hulka.

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What Brands Get Wrong About Customer Authentication

Data Breach Today

Nelson Melo on the 4 Elements of Getting Customer Authentication Right

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Failures in Twitter’s Two-Factor Authentication System

Schneier on Security

But users have been self-reporting issues on Twitter since the weekend, and WIRED confirmed that on at least some accounts, authentication texts are hours delayed or not coming at all. Uncategorized authentication cybersecurity passwords SMS Twitter two-factor authentication vulnerabilities

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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.

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FFIEC Updates Authentication Guidance

Data Breach Today

Stresses Need for MFA, Stronger Access Controls The FFIEC has issued updated guidance advising banks to use stronger access controls and multifactor authentication.

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Problems with Multifactor Authentication

Schneier on Security

Roger Grimes on why multifactor authentication isn’t a panacea : The first time I heard of this issue was from a Midwest CEO. Uncategorized authentication phishing ransomware social engineering two-factor authentication

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Authentication: Lessons Learned During Pandemic

Data Breach Today

Strategist Coby Montoya Discusses Leveraging Behavioral Biometrics to Fight Fraud With consumers relying more heavily on e-commerce during the pandemic and beyond, leveraging behavioral biometrics for authentication is an effective strategy, says Coby Montoya, a fraud-fighting and authentication strategist at a financial company.

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Authentication in Pharma: Protecting Life-Saving Secrets

Data Breach Today

This dynamic adds extra urgency to authentication. Tom Scontras of Yubico talks about how the pharma sector approaches authentication It's no secret: As pharmaceutical companies develop new health treatments, adversaries seek to steal or sabotage their intellectual property.

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The Modern Encryption Software Checklist: The Secret to Understanding Your Data Security Needs

Understanding your data security needs is tough enough, but what can be even more difficult is choosing the right software to fit your company. This checklist will help you evaluate the scope of services offered by various encryption solutions on the market.

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Atlassian Patches Critical Jira Authentication Bypass Bug

Data Breach Today

2 Atlassian Products Affected: Jira and Jira Service Management Australian software firm Atlassian has issued fixes for a critically rated vulnerability in its Jira software that could allow an unauthenticated attacker to remotely bypass authentication protections in place.

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Episode 245: How AI is remaking knowledge-based authentication

The Security Ledger

Six decades in, password use has tipped into the absurd, while two-factor authentication is showing its limits. We talk with Matt Salisbury of Honeybadger HQ, which is using AI and machine learning to re-imagine knowledge-based authentication. Imagining the Future of Authentication.

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On Risk-Based Authentication

Schneier on Security

A Study on Usability and Security Perceptions of Risk-based Authentication “: Abstract : Risk-based Authentication (RBA) is an adaptive security measure to strengthen password-based authentication. I’ve blogged about risk-based authentication before.

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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.

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Healthcare and Authentication: Achieving a Critical Balance

Data Breach Today

Security & ease of use: It is one thing for non-healthcare entities to debate these merits of new authentication in solutions. Tom Scontras of Yubico talks about how healthcare approaches authentication

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Trusona Exec Goldman on Bringing Usability to Authentication

Data Breach Today

Trusona's Kevin Goldman on Why People Work Around Security Tools That Aren't Usable Security practitioners are putting cognitive psychology and customer experience at the forefront of new product development in a push for usability, says Trusona's Kevin Goldman.

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The Push on Capitol Hill for Passwordless Authentication

Data Breach Today

Okta's Sean Frazier on Securing the Supply Chain, Software Development Life Cycle Interest in passwordless authentication architecture continues to grow among U.S.

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Securing Remote Access With Risk-Based Authentication

Data Breach Today

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

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Applying CIAM Principles to Employee Authentication

Data Breach Today

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

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Cisco Patches Critical Authentication Bypass Bug

Data Breach Today

Cisco NFV Infrastructure Software Users Urged to Patch Immediately Cisco has released an urgent software update to fix a critical authentication bug that can allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass authentication and log in to an affected device as an administrator

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CISA Urges Exchange Online Authentication Update

eSecurity Planet

CISA noted that Basic authentication is simple and pretty convenient but unsecured by design. And it’s incompatible with multi-factor authentication (MFA) systems , so admins might be discouraged from enabling it. How to Migrate Exchange Authentication. The U.S.

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Using Blockchain for Authentication

Data Breach Today

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

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Authenticate 2022: Experts Share Path to Passwordless Future

Data Breach Today

Keynotes for FIDO, Google and Yubico Discuss Remaking MFA, Next Steps for Passkeys Multifactor authentication was supposed to be the standard, but the sharp rise in highly successful MFA bypass attacks shows the industry needs to go further in verifying identities.

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The Vision for Omnichannel Authentication

Data Breach Today

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

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Education Sector OnDemand | Authentication for the Evolving Campus Community

Data Breach Today

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

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What Is the Difference Between Identity Verification and Authentication?

Dark Reading

Identity verification and identity authentication are neither synonymous nor interchangeable, and implementing both is essential to fighting fraud

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Challenges of User Authentication: What You Need to Know

Security Affairs

In the digital age, authentication is paramount to a strong security strategy. Which are the challenges of user authentication? In the digital age, authentication is paramount to a strong security strategy. User Authentication. Conceptually, user authentication is clear.

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Microsoft announces passwordless authentication for consumer accounts

Security Affairs

Microsoft announced that users can access their consumer accounts without providing passwords and using more secure authentication methods. SecurityAffairs – hacking, passwordless authentication).

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Amazon's Ring Mandates Two-Factor Authentication

Data Breach Today

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.

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Kaseya Hacked via Authentication Bypass

Dark Reading

The Kaseya ransomware attack is believed to have been down to an authentication bypass. Yes, ransomware needs to be on your radar -- but good authentication practices are also imperative

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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.

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GUEST ESSAY: ‘Continuous authentication’ is driving passwordless sessions into the mainstream

The Last Watchdog

Much more effective authentication is needed to help protect our digital environment – and make user sessions smoother and much more secure. Underscoring this trend, Uber was recently hacked — through its authentication system. Let’s be clear, users want a better authentication experience, one that is more secure, accurate and easier to use. The best possible answer is coming from biometrics-based passwordless, continuous authentication.

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Strong Authentication – Robust Identity and Access Management Is a Strategic Choice

Security Affairs

Therefore, strong authentication methods are needed. Therefore, strong authentication methods are needed to improve security without hindering user convenience. What is Strong Authentication? What to Look for in a Strong Authentication Service.

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VMware fixed critical authentication bypass vulnerability

Security Affairs

VMware patched a critical authentication bypass security flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-31656, impacting local domain users in multiple products. VMware has addressed a critical authentication bypass security flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-31656, impacting local domain users in multiple products.