NEW TECH: ‘Passwordless authentication’ takes us closer to eliminating passwords as the weak link

The Last Watchdog

If there ever was such a thing as a cybersecurity silver bullet it would do one thing really well: eliminate passwords. Threat actors have proven to be endlessly clever at abusing and misusing passwords. Related: The Internet of Things is just getting started The technology to get rid of passwords is readily available; advances in hardware token and biometric authenticators continue apace. So what’s stopping us from getting rid of passwords altogether?

Selecting the Right Cloud SSO Solution for Your Organization

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

They need to maintain an easy user management access for cloud-based applications and services, without compromising on security. Password-based app access: convenient but risky. This also protects cloud-service and on-premises applications.

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What will be your decisive moment to secure your cloud applications in a Zero Trust world?

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The study also revealed that 94% of IT professionals say their organizations’ security policies around access management was influenced by breaches of consumer services in the last 12 months. According to our 2019 Thales Access Management Index , the majority (97%) of IT leaders know that access management is necessary for the adoption of cloud services within their organizations, and 95% believe ineffective cloud access management is a top concern.

CNIL Releases Guidance on Teleworking

Hunton Privacy

Implementing a Virtual Private Network (“VPN”) solution to avoid direct exposure of the organization’s services on the Internet. More generally, employers should limit the number of services available on the Internet to the minimum in order to reduce the risk of attack.