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Why Your Customers Need Passwordless Authentication

In today’s threat landscape, passwords have become increasingly ineffective for protecting customer authentication and data—and they’re also unintended inhibitors for user experience. As such, it’s not surprising that many organizations are exploring passwordless authentication as a more secure, user-friendly alternative.

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How to Use Feedback Loops to Find the Gaps in your Security Strategy

Organizations are under ever-greater pressure to leverage new app technologies to drive competitive advantage and growth. Yet these ambitious plans all come crashing down if they can’t guarantee that modern IT systems are built on a secure foundation.

Security analytics that incorporate data from access control systems are a...

Understanding FIDO Standards: Your Go-To Guide

FIDO is an acronym that comes from the Latin fido, meaning ‘to trust’, which was popularised by Abraham Lincoln—who borrowed it to name his dog. It’s a fitting name for man’s best friend, and just as appropriate in the security world, where trust is key.

A more technical reference,...

Cybersecurity and the Unexpected Consequences of the Government Shutdown

On December 22, 2018, the U.S. government instituted a partial shutdown when Congress failed to approve an appropriations bill. The consequences of this lapse in funding are obvious and very visible, from parks closed due to lack of trash collection, to the suspension of key services like federal housing loans....

WebAuthn, the Road to Passwordless, and Other Considerations

Passwords. Most of us have a love-hate relationship with them. Security best practices and common sense tells us to pick unique, hard-to-guess passwords for every account, which makes management of them a pain, or leads to bad password habits like reusing them. Then there’s the inherent security of passwords, or...

Throw No Stones at Facebook

People who live in glass houses, probably shouldn’t throw stones.

Over the last month, many organizations and thought leaders have lined up to criticize Facebook over their recent breach . While I agree with them — it was pretty bad, I propose that we also take a step...