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Cybersecurity in 2021

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Thursday April 8, 2021

Cybersecurity in 2021: betting big on identity and authentication

2020 was a year of accelerated digital transformation with Covid-10 related lockdowns pushing pre-existing trends into overdrive. We saw more quantum leaps in cloud adoption, remote work, and digital transformation in a single year than we saw in a decade.  Naturally, this shakeup has caused a near-perfect storm in the world of cybersecurity. Threat actors...
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Avoiding the Help Desk Backlog

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Sunday February 21, 2021

Avoiding the Help Desk Backlog

Settling back into work after the holiday season is a challenge for any employee. However, for IT professionals, the new year can be an incredibly stressful time. As employees return to work, they inevitably subject help desks with a barrage of new support tickets while simultaneously opening up potential cybersecurity weaknesses. In 2021, this scenario...
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Passwordless Advances in 2020

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Thursday January 28, 2021

How Passwordless Advanced in 2020 and Where It’s Headed

From the security dynamics of remote work to continued security breaches and phishing campaigns, 2020 was an eccentric year highlighting the skyrocketing need for better identity and authentication solutions in the business sector more than ever. As we take a look back at a year rife with a threat landscape for enterprise companies, it’s prime...
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2020 in review: A year to remember

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Thursday December 31, 2020

2020 in review: A year to remember

2020 has been a year to remember, that we can all agree on. The global effects brought to us by the COVID-19 pandemic registered significant changes we all experienced in our personal and professional life, including the unprecedented rise in work-from-home and an ever-growing dependency on the digital world. For the Cyber industry, the global...
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Authentication vs. Authorization

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Thursday November 5, 2020

Authentication vs. Authorization – What is the Difference Exactly?

The distinction between authentication and authorization is many times missed or confused. Some of the confusion has to do with the fact that the short form for authentication and authorization is the same – “auth” – so a delegated authorization scheme like OAUTH can be easily confused with something that has to do with authentication....
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Active Directory & Passwordless

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Thursday October 1, 2020

Active Directory & Passwordless Authentication

Since its release in 1999, Microsoft Active Directory has gradually developed into the technology of choice for managing the digital infrastructure of businesses of various sizes. Active Directory can scale as organizations grow from small to large, from a single building to dozens of geographical locations, from a single server to several large data centers scattered...
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Are 2FA and MFA the Answer?

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Tuesday September 15, 2020

Are 2FA and MFA an Answer to Password Fatigue?

“123456.” That’s the most popular password of 2020. Closely followed by “123456789.” At this point, it’s not even funny.  Passwords failed as an adequate protection method a long time ago. Credential dumps that expose millions of passwords each year, combined with the tendency to reuse passwords across multiple apps and services, are a recipe for...
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