passwords

Considering a World Without Passwords

Every time we sign up at a new website, we have to come up with a unique password. But let’s face it: You probably don’t use more than three unique passwords across ...
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Simplifying Security in the Cloud

Simplifying Security in the Cloud

In nearly every conversation I have with clients about “the cloud” and their business, the No. 1 trepidation for further migration to the cloud is concerns around security. For many years this ...
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2FA Broken, or Just Evolving

Is 2FA Broken, or Just Evolving?

Earlier this year, only days after KnowB4’s chief hacking officer Kevin Mitnick demonstrated how to bypass two-factor authentication (2FA) on CNBC, security researcher Piotr Duszynski warned about a new penetration testing tool ...
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Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, August 06-10

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, U.S. Military ‘Reaper Drone’ Designs, Eavesdropping on mobile devices, Making security priority and Multifactor authentication adoption made the headlines. In addition, ...
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Microsoft Again Most Spoofed as Office 365 Phishing Evolves

Too Costly, Too Bothersome: MFA Adoption Lags in SMB, Consumer Space

We know passwords have become less security protector and more security nightmare. But we continue to use them because they are an easy and cheap form of authentication, not to mention the ...
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Time to Rethink Security

Password Apathy: Time to Rethink Security?

Recently, Twitter asked its 330 million users to do something distasteful: Change their passwords. The social media company discovered a bug in the system that caused passwords to be stored in a ...
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Will GDPR Kill Risk-Based Authentication?

Will GDPR Kill Risk-Based Authentication?

No, I’m not declaring another thing in identity management dead. Instead, I’d like you to join me in exploring something that has been bugging me quite a bit lately. Risk-based Authentication can ...