Password authentication News
May 05, 2015
Microsoft has released its Local Administrator Password Solution for a common admin login account across all domain-joined computers in hopes that it will decrease pass-the-hash attacks.
April 24, 2015
Threat experts at RSA Conference 2015 say today's most dangerous attack techniques reflect a shift toward long-duration attacks that are often nearly impossible to detect.
February 18, 2015
The high percentage of password reuse and sharing by employees leaves enterprises vulnerable to breaches, according to a recent survey from SailPoint Technologies.
January 22, 2015
Juniper Research claims that the popularity of biometric authentication will rise dramatically in the next five years, incorporating innovative technology beyond today's fingerprint sensors and voice authentication systems.
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