Two Factor and Multifactor Authentication Strategies
- July 26, 2016
America's National Institute for Standards and Technology is advising the deprecation of using SMS-based two-factor authentication in order to improve security.
- August 14, 2015
Dropbox announced it is strengthening login options with support for universal 2nd factor (U2F) security keys with the aim of making two-step verification faster and easier.
- August 04, 2015
Identity and access management deployments are notoriously complex. And things are getting worse as legacy technology meets next-generation applications. As the traditional network perimeter continues to disappear, robust IAM becomes more important ...
- June 05, 2015
News roundup: New settings and options to boost user privacy and security are emerging on major websites, but is it enough?
- April 24, 2015
The U.S. government wants to solve the weaknesses in online ID proofing systems, but it needs the help of enterprise and security professionals in order to overcome privacy concerns and other issues.
- March 10, 2015
The mobile payment app maker responds to criticism by stepping up security with better verifications and notifications for email and phone number changes.
- January 09, 2015
Expert contributor David Strom provides the lowdown on CA's Strong Authentication multifactor authentication software solution.
- September 17, 2014
Following a high-profile leak of celebrity photos, Apple has moved to improve its iCloud two-factor authentication mechanisms.
- September 11, 2014
Facebook's director of security operations says women can have successful careers in information security, and more diversity can help shift the playing field toward security defenders rather than attackers.
- September 03, 2014
Apple's decision to not extend its two-factor authentication security mechanism to all iCloud services may leave users more vulnerable to attacks
- August 29, 2014
News roundup: Endpoint antimalware has been long considered ineffective, yet a recent IDC report projects endpoint security growth. What gives? Plus: AWS Zocalo, new gTLDs, QR code authentication and more.
- July 08, 2014
Following the collapse of an AWS-based cloud hosting provider, experts say enterprises should prioritize use of multifactor authentication.
- April 30, 2013
McAfee introduces two new identity and access management (IAM) products.
- April 23, 2013
The 2013 Verizon data breach report details how authentication attacks affect organizations of all sizes, blaming single-factor passwords.
- October 05, 2012
Microsoft has purchased the multifactor factor authentication platform vendor for an undisclosed amount.