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Category: Access control


Access control, Security

The digital identity imperative

September 17, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The ever-evolving shift to digital means that most of our day-to-day activities are carried out online. We’re now accustomed to simply toggling through a few apps to book a ride, order dinner and scroll through content from friends and public […]


Access control, Security

Microsoft announces passwordless authentication option for consumers

September 16, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

After offering the passwordless authentication option to enterprise customers in March 2021, Microsoft has now started rolling it out to its consumer segment of users. The Passwordless account option “Beginning today, you can now completely remove the password from your […]


Access control, Security

Did you give away your password in the comments section?

August 25, 2021

Via: Panda Security

Facebook and Instagram have been flooded with groups, pages, and profiles that post funny quizzes asking members and followers to answer questions that prompt engagement, such as how old they were for specific dates or events in their lives. Naturally, […]


Access control, Security

Most employees reusing personal passwords to protect corporate data

August 16, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Nearly two thirds of employees are using personal passwords to protect corporate data, and vice versa, with even more business leaders concerned about this very issue. Surprisingly, 97% of employees know what constitutes a strong password, yet 53% admit to […]


Access control, Security

Organizations aware of the importance of zero trust, yet still relying on passwords

August 11, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Organizations have become more security conscious over the course of the pandemic, leading them to invest heavily in zero trust, according to a study from identity firm Okta. The report surveyed over 600 global security leaders about their initiatives and […]


Access control, Security

Consumer attitudes towards various digital identity authentication methods

July 27, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

With concerns around online fraud and identity theft rising, consumers expect businesses to utilize new technologies to protect them online. According to research from Trulioo, 84% of people believe that businesses will need to rely more on automated fraud protection […]


Access control, Security

Reduce End-User Password Change Frustrations

July 22, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

Organizations today must give attention to their cybersecurity posture, including policies, procedures, and technical solutions for cybersecurity challenges. This often results in a greater burden on the IT service desk staff as end-users encounter issues related to security software, policies, […]


Access control, Security

Most financial services mobile apps still rely on passwords, even with added friction

July 20, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Incognia announced a report which highlights results from their most recent study focusing on authentication and friction at login and the password reset process. The study was conducted to provide banking, financial services, and investing/trading mobile apps with insights on […]


Access control, Security

How facial recognition solutions can safeguard the hybrid workplace

July 2, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

The number of US adults teleworking due to the pandemic fell by 30% between January and May 2021 (from 23% to 16%), with the biggest drop in May. As more employees return to their offices, new and unexpected challenges hidden […]


Access control, Privacy protection, Security

Twitter Enables Use of Security Keys as Sole Two-Factor Authentication Method

July 1, 2021

Via: Security Week

“Security keys offer the strongest protection for your Twitter account because they have built-in protections to ensure that even if a key is used on a phishing site, the information shared can’t be used to access your account,” Twitter explains. […]