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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 06, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss Identiverse 2018 and how artificial intelligence is being applied to identity and access management.
June 28, 2018
At Identiverse 2018, speakers and attendees expect a rise in two-factor authentication, as the single sign-on user password authentication falls out of favor.
June 26, 2018
Ping Identity increased its focus on API security with the acquisition of Elastic Beam, a startup that uses artificial intelligence to apply behavioral security on enterprise APIs.
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Authentication is the process of determining whether someone or something is, in fact, who or what it declares itself to be. Continue Reading
Claims-based identity is a means of authenticating an end user, application or device to another system in a way that abstracts the entity's specific information while providing data that authorizes it for appropriate and relevant interactions. Continue Reading
FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. FIDO is developed by the FIDO Alliance, a non-profit organization that seeks to standardize authentication at the client and protocol layers. Continue Reading
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The development of WPA3 helps advance Wi-Fi protocol, as the next generation of Wi-Fi-enabled devices begins to demand more. Expert Michael Cobb explains how it differs from WPA2. Continue Reading
Credential stuffing activity is outpacing the growth of other cyberattacks and enabling account takeover attacks. Akamai Technologies' Patrick Sullivan explains the threat. Continue Reading
Mozilla recently decided to pull the HTML canvas element from the Firefox browser. Learn from expert Matt Pascucci what this means for the security and privacy of users. Continue Reading