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Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

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Wednesday May 19, 2021

5 Major Trends In Cybersecurity Investments

With the FBI reporting an over 400% increase in the level of cybercrime in 2020 and the year ending with a massive government data breach, 2020 has brought cybersecurity to the forefront of most people’s minds. However, while this year saw cybersecurity become a key operational priority for the majority of businesses, effective cybersecurity technologies...
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Secret Double Octopus is the passwordless authentication solution for the enterprise. We liberate end-users and security teams from the burden of passwords with the simplicity and security of strong passwordless authentication.

The Guide to FIDO and WebAuthn

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Tuesday June 30, 2020

Your Complete Guide to FIDO, FIDO2 and WebAuthn

In the past years, advances in technology, a growing number of horrifying data breaches, and increasing awareness of the need to protect online personal and corporate accounts have led to growing efforts in creating multi-factor authentication (MFA) technologies. But while the dream of creating authentication mechanisms that don’t rely on just memorizing and typing passwords...
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Passwords vs. PINs

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Tuesday June 9, 2020

Put a PIN in that: why passwords vs. PINs comparisons are irrelevant

Your IT: “Your account is now secured with a PIN, adding an extra layer of security to your account.” Your Users: “Great idea! I’ll just use my credit card PIN, and now I will always remember my computer PIN too!”  Many security managers have struggled with similar exchanges in recent years, as the business world continuously examines added...
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Enabling Secure Remote Work

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Monday March 16, 2020

Enabling Remote Work While Ensuring Maximum Security

In just a few short weeks, remote work has morphed from a perk offered mostly by tech companies to an absolute necessity, as the COVID-19 epidemic continues to disrupt the daily lives of millions of people. Suddenly, companies are forced to enable their employees to work from home on a massive scale, while keeping their...
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True Real Cost of Passwords

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Thursday October 3, 2019

True Cost of Password Based Authentication

Just because you don’t have to pay anything extra to buy this common form of authentication, it doesn’t mean that passwords are free.  Far from it, quite often passwords end up costing enterprises much more than what they have bargained for. Although the cost of passwords rarely comes up in management meetings, authenticating identity using...
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In Passwords We Trust! But Why?

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Thursday August 15, 2019

In Passwords We Trust! But Why?

The most recent security baseline report from Microsoft has been making waves in the world of digital security. Experts at Microsoft asset that password-based authentication represents a basic risk to networks. “There’s no question that the state of password security is problematic and has been for a long time,” reads the post. “When humans pick...
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Passwordless in the Real-World

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Wednesday March 6, 2019

Passwordless Authentication for the Real-world

Recently Microsoft rolled out support for a passwordless authentication option in Windows 10. As of build 18309, Windows 10 users can setup and sign in using a phone number account, without ever having to create, or deal with a password. Other capabilities previously rolled out to help eliminate passwords include replacing them with biometrics and...
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