Two Factor and Multifactor Authentication Strategies
- June 17, 2019
Yubico recalled YubiKey FIPS series devices after discovering an issue leading to reduced randomness in values generated by the keys, which are used by federal agencies.
- May 17, 2019
Google product manager Christiaan Brand discusses the journey to making 1.5 billion Android devices work as 2FA security keys and the plan for the future.
- February 08, 2019
The Department of Defense awards a $2.4 million contract to Twosense.AI in order to create a behavioral biometrics system that can replace the current ID card system.
- February 07, 2019
Reinvesting in SOCs and crafting clear risk appetite statements made the list of Gartner's top security and risk management trends. Experts sound off on what's driving these trends.
- February 06, 2019
Google's head of account security, Mark Risher, discusses the various types of 2FA and how new options of WebAuthn and U2F are going to be game changers for enterprise.
- February 06, 2019
Although some types of two-factor authentication have been found to be vulnerable, Google's Mark Risher says 2FA adoption should be the baseline of security for all enterprises.
- October 09, 2018
The government domain registrar -- DotGov -- began rolling out two-factor authentication for officials managing .gov domains in order to mitigate against DNS hijacking.
- October 08, 2018
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast discusses the latest controversy for Facebook, which has been using two-factor authentication numbers for advertising purposes.
- August 03, 2018
Using two-factor authentication with one-time passwords sent via SMS has come under question again after a Reddit breach was blamed on the faulty 2FA method.
- July 24, 2018
Successful phishing attempts have been eliminated among Google employees following a requirement to use physical security keys in order to gain access to all Google accounts.
- April 27, 2018
When it comes to biometrics, security coexists with stupidity, unless implementers take the time to understand the limits, according to Adam Englander at RSAC 2018.
- April 24, 2018
As network perimeter security grows less practical, Akamai talks at RSA Conference about moving beyond firewalls to improve authentication with a zero-trust model.
- April 10, 2018
W3C and the FIDO Alliance have given websites a new tool for doing FIDO-compliant authentication, as the WebAuthn authentication protocol is promoted to W3C Candidate Recommendation.
- February 23, 2018
Facebook came under fire after a two-factor authentication bug sent non-security notifications to users' phones, sparking a debate about media coverage and 2FA adoption.
- October 20, 2017
Google's Advanced Protection Program greatly increases the security of user accounts, but the usability tradeoffs may not be worth it for average users.