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REGISTER More businesses are seeing both the convenience and cost benefits of integrating devices and data and cloud-based application and storage systems. After all, if an employee working abroad needs to access data, it’s more efficient to be able to do so from a smartphone with access to an online database than it would be...
Consumers Want to Secure Personal Finances In A Simpler Way - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Personal finances are more accessible than they’ve ever been. The average consumer has now gone from being limited to using a bank branch when it’s open, to using automated teller machines 24/7 at specific locations, or accessing bank accounts at home on a computer or on the go with a mobile device such as a...
Log4Shell Has Created A Serious Vulnerability In The World Of Java Software - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Certain types of software are ubiquitous. Microsoft Windows is found on millions of computers worldwide, while Google Chrome is the preferred default search engine for many people. The Java programming language is another such digital tool that has been widely used in everything from mobile software to web-based applications and even middleware that many businesses...
It’s Not Enough To Have Good Security; You Need Good People Too - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in augmenting digital security. The use of biometrics and other forms of passwordless authentication are making great strides in helping end-users maintain a safer, more secure environment. However, it’s not just the users that are crucial to maintaining a secure digital environment. Experts and other qualified...
Multifactor Authentication For Online Services Is A Matter Of When Not How - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
As the world’s digital connectivity grows exponentially through the proliferation of people on devices accessing online services, any device at any location with access to wireless internet can be used to access any data, software or services anywhere in the world. This makes it possible to start work at home on a laptop, pick it...
Cloud Services Need More “Seatbelts” - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Security has always been a concern in the world of digitally formatted data. Access to computers and internal networks was an issue from the earliest days. Solutions like password systems were the easiest and most convenient way to implement a “gatekeeper” to allow legitimate users to access the data they needed while keeping unauthorized users...
FIDO & Key Pairs Increase Security - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
Key-based multi-factor authentication is one of the best ways to secure access to data, to a network, or to a user account. Unlike a single-password system that grants total access if that one password is deciphered, multi-factor authentication requires more than one component to be present for full access, dramatically reducing the chances of phishing...
Passwords & KBA Are On The Way Out - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
For nearly as long as there have been computers, the proverbial key that unlocked the gate to programs, accounts, and data has traditionally been the password. As a reinforcement to this, additional help in the form of knowledge-based authentication, or KBA, has been added. Now, however, passwordless authentication and other mechanisms like biometrics are coming...
Key Pairs Gain Traction For Improving Security - Passwordless authentication, Multi factor authentication, Biometric security, noknok, biometrics
The dangers of using a single-password-only system are by now well documented. If a user is lazy and uses simple, easy-to-remember passwords like “1234” or “password,” this is nearly as bad as having no password at all. At the same time, many people can’t remember a random 16 character string of random alphanumeric characters, and...
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