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Passwords Are Scarily Insecure. Here Are a Few Safer Alternatives.

Published at Entrepreneur on Marth 15.2018 by Raz Rafaeli The password, the most common way to authenticate users around the globe, has been in slow decline for over a decade. Bill Gates famously asserted at an RSA conference in 2004, "There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less and less on passwords ... they just don't meet the challenge for [...]

Poor Visibility, Weak Passwords Compromise Active Directory

Published in DarkReading on 1 February 2018, by Kelly Sheridan Every company has different security challenges. One common hurdle is securing Active Directory, which remains a critical issue because it's used to store increasing amounts of data. Businesses face a major risk in granting access to too many people without knowing who is safe. "Active Directory was put in decades ago, and many [...]

Why employees are a businesses weakest link – and how to remedy that

Published in Information-Age, on 18 January 2018, by Raz Rafaeli “People are our greatest asset,” proclaim companies all across the land – but that motto would perhaps be most appropriate to Hacker Incorporated, the loosely-affiliated organisation of cyber-baddies that has made a very successful business of invading computers and networks, for fun and great profit. The requirements for effective cyber-protection in a [...]

Password-Free, High Assurance Authentication for Active Directory Domains

With the release of this new solution, Secret Double Octopus has delivered the first authentication tool for AD that completely unburdens users from passwords while offering a more secure model.   Get a demo here  Seamless Authentication for Users, No Compromise on Security Administrators of an organization’s AD access their control of resources through passwords. This means that a just one [...]

The Quantum Computing Apocalypse is Imminent

Published by TechCrunch on January 05, 2018, by Shlomi Dolev In the ancient world, they used cubits as an important data unit, but the new data unit of the future is the qubit — the quantum bits that will change the face of computing. According to experts, quantum computers will be able to create breakthroughs in many of the most complicated [...]

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A Year in Review: Our achievements of 2017

It’s been a year of innovation and growth, here at Secret Double Octopus, from developing new cutting-edge authentication products to partnering with other IT industry leaders. With the year coming to a close, we’re taking the opportunity to recall some of our important milestones from 2017. The Octopus Authenticator is Born Octopus Authenticator launch In March, the company launched [...]

By |December 27th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

Will Secure Authentication Remove the Need for Credentials?

Published by Infosecurity on December 18, 2017 by Shimrit Tzur-Davi Passwords – devising them, remembering them, typing them in – can be a hassle for users, but polls on whether users would be willing to use alternative authentication methods are all over the place. Some show that users would rather use “anything” than passwords to authenticate their identities, while others claim [...]

Secret Double Octopus Included in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for User Authentication

Tel Aviv, Israel-- December 5, 2017-- Secret Double Octopus, the pioneer of password-free, keyless authentication technology, announced today it was included in Gartner’s 2017 Market Guide for User Authentication as one of the report’s Representative Vendors in the user authentication category. With 81% of data breaches due to stolen or weak passwords, the need for password-free user authentication is critical for [...]

Secret Double Octopus among “50 companies set to boom in 2018”

What it does: Secret Double Octopus is the company behind Octopus Authenticator, which is software that offers secure log-ins without passwords.   Why it's hot: Dealing with passwords, forgetting passwords, secure passwords, hacked passwords, "are all a thing of the past with Secret Double Octopus," says Tzruya, and that saves companies money. Read Full Article

Secret Double Octopus Among CIO’s 20 Most Promising Identity Governance Solution Providers

Eighty percent of hacking-related breaches exploit stolen or weak passwords. Even worse, current security practices of token-based authentication in the form of OTPs and SMS have also been compromised. These challenges are compelling organizations to adopt new approaches to securing their data, systems and overall business interests. Secret Double Octopus, a prominent player in password-free authentication, protects data, systems and identities [...]