March 2022

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There’s a popular saying in the modern-day that “facts don’t care about your feelings.” Nowhere is this more true than in the field of cyber security where, just because you have a good feeling that your data is safe, this doesn’t make it actually true. The facts, like the level of cyber security maintained and...
University of Sunderland A Recent Victim of Wave of Cyberattacks - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
The University of Sunderland, a tertiary institution located in Northeast England, has become just one more victim in an increasing wave of cyberattacks that have been aimed at universities. In recent months, other schools, such as Newcastle University also in England, and Howard University in Washington DC, United States, have suffered similar threats to their...
S3 Authentication Suite Makes Cyber Security Easier & More Secure - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
The Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite is now ready for corporate use with a scalable, passwordless authentication system to protect both businesses and the customers they deal with. Both in-house workflow and customer transactions can enjoy a higher level of protection against identity theft and incursion thanks to updated passwordless systems that are faster and...
Pentagon Official Resigns Citing US Cybersecurity As “Kindergarten” Level - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Nicholas Chaillan worked as a software chief for the United States Air Force and was assigned to the Pentagon to modernize the organization’s digital security in August of 2018. In September of 2021, he resigned from his post and claimed, “We have no competing fighting chance against China in 15 to 20 years. Right now,...
Insurance Companies Are Charging Higher Premiums For Less Cyber-Intrusion Coverage - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Insurance companies around the USA are now following an alarming trend of increasing premiums on hacking and digital security breach coverage while providing less coverage when these issues occur. When it comes time to renew a policy for digital security, some companies are now facing as much as a 300% increase for budgeting in this...
Google Provides Digital Security Keys To Disrupt State-Level Hacking - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
The world is now experiencing a time of conflict unlike anything seen in years, but because this is a modern-day, 21st-century clash, the war is not just being fought on a physical battlefield but also a digital one. As the invasion of Ukraine began official state hackers from both Russia and the West engaged in...
A Nation’s Move For Stronger Cyber Security - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Cyber attacks do not only target private individuals, but they can also represent increasingly sophisticated and persistent threats to national security. Billions of dollars are spent on legacy security annually, yet data breaches and theft are accelerating. Many institutions and organizations have suffered. That is why it is important to leverage modern security technologies and...
Biometric Authentication Addressing Fraud Through Better Security - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Technology offers convenience. That cannot be denied. Recent years have proven how beneficial the Internet and smart devices can be in making various activities easier. A good example of this is online shopping. In the United States alone, more than 70% of residents have switched to online shopping in 2021 driven in part by changes in consumer...
Application Of Passwordless Authentication Examples From Nok Nok - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics, password-free
Billions of dollars are spent on legacy perimeter-based security annually, yet data breaches and theft continue to accelerate. These security risks are among the threats that institutions, especially those dealing with finance, need to address. Not only will solutions protect the organization itself, but they will also ensure the trust and safety of consumers –...
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