Identity and access management strategies are a staple of any institution’s security approach. IAM allows campuses to know who its community members are, and they allow students, faculty, and staff to have appropriate access to resources and data. Without effective identity and access management practices, many of...
There are hundreds of billions of passwords in the world
today, with more being created every day. In fact, the
average business user maintains an astounding average
of 191 passwords.1 Unfortunately, these passwords represent
a fundamentally weak link in most organizations because
they will always be...
PASSWORDS ARE FATALLY FLAWED. EVERYONE KNOWS IT.
Eliminating passwords completely is the only answer –
not using stronger passwords, password vaults, or adding
friction with multi-factor authentication. But eliminating
passwords is just the beginning.
Don't Stop At Passwordless Authentification. Implement...
When he co-founded the firm Beyond Identity in 2020, serial entrepreneur Jim Clark said he felt somewhat responsible for the proliferation of passwords. Now he and partner Tom Jermoluk are doing something about it. They are providing access to their passwordless technology for free. Clark explains why.
What really makes a "strong" password? And why are your end-users tortured with them in the first place? How do hackers crack your passwords with ease? And what can/should you do about your authentication methods?
For decades, end-users have borne the brunt of the password tyranny, a result of the IT industries'...
Organizations with largely remote workforces must strengthen their dynamic authentication processes to enhance security, says Sridhar Sidhu, senior vice president and head of the information security services group at Wells Fargo.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warns that hackers are increasingly targeting cloud services by waging phishing schemes and brute-force attacks. CISA recommends a number of defenses, including regularly reviewing Active Directory sign-in logs and enforcing multifactor authentication.
The Public Sector’s Path to Modern Customer Identity and Access Management
Over a decade ago, the federal government recognized the need for greater security through identity management by instituting the Federal Identity, Credential, and Access Management (FICAM) architecture. FICAM comprises the tools, policies,...
Quickly and Easily Deploy a Comprehensive Contact Tracing Solution
Contact tracing is a critical tool for slowing the spread of communicable diseases like the Covid-19 coronavirus, by helping admins identify the individuals an infected person has been in contact with to contain widespread transmission. State and...
The Path to Streamline Identity and Access
The need for stronger security and more seamless access to virtual campus life prompts higher ed officials to consider agile, passwordless identity platforms.
Keeping campuses connectedColleges and universities have an opportunity to make learning more accessible than ever - but first, they must solve a technology problem. Many campuses use outdated legacy identity systems with sprawling, open-source software. As a consequence, these institutions experience a great deal of...
An investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department has found that it suffered a "significant" breach as a result of the SolarWinds Orion supply chain attack, a top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee reports. Meanwhile President-elect Joe Biden said of the attack: "I promise you, there will be a response."
Everything flowing through today’s banking market is connected by technology, and the critical role security plays in the way data and assets are protected. Customers need a trusted source of identification. Regulations are redefining the way information is used, stored, and shared, while financial institutions are...