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Proud to Present: Octopus Authentication Version 4.6!

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|May 26th, 2020|Categories: Articles, In the News|Tags: |

We’re very happy to announce the release of a brand new version of Octopus Authentication. Version 4.6 contains significant additions and upgrades including: Full integration with ForgeRock directories Improved 3rd Party Authenticators support Configuration of concurrent multiple authenticators Free choice of authentication method allowed on each user directory One Time Password (OTP) for Windows workstations, whether online or offline 3rd party [...]

Getting back to normal: secure work in a post-coronavirus world 

By Raz Rafaeli|May 25th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

For the second time in a few short months, we are entering uncharted territory. After having to adjust to unprecedented lockdowns and near standstill of economic activity, now businesses worldwide are slowly, and with cautious optimism, getting back to some regular routine.   The truth is, no one knows what the new normal will look like. But one thing is clear - as organizations prepare to resume operations, we have to fundamentally rethink many of our [...]

2FA VS Passwordless Authentication – Equal Enterprise Security?

By Inbal Voitiz|May 12th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

Enterprise security is a fight to the death. It’s rough out there! Passwords are ridiculously easy to guess, and the ones that aren't are almost as easily stolen. Just look at the countless high profile server breaches that leaked millions of end-user passwords over the years. It’s banks and businesses, not just consumers, that end up paying when hackers use stolen credentials to raid bank [...]

Secret Double Octopus Raises $15M to help Eliminate Passwords and Secure Remote Workforce

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|April 29th, 2020|Categories: Press Release|Tags: |

Secret Double Octopus’ revolutionary Passwordless Authentication solution eliminates password-related pains by remodeling employee authentication, delivering unprecedented enterprise security   Tel Aviv, Israel -- April 29th, 2020,  Secret Double Octopus the pioneer of Passwordless Enterprise Authentication, today announced the closing of a $15 million Series B round to address the rapidly growing need for Passwordless Authentication and remote-access security in enterprise environments. [...]

Supply Chain attacks: mitigating hidden risks with Passwordless Authentication

By Inbal Voitiz|April 27th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

In today’s globalized world where efficiency and speed are paramount, no organization is an island. Inevitably, we all must place trust into vendors, third-party services, and software providers to keep the business going.  As a direct consequence of the global move towards distributed enterprise, hackers are increasingly utilizing blind spots in supply chains to target organizations for financial gains and other [...]

Universities and Cyber Security: A Lesson From Iranian Hackers

By Shimrit Tzur-David|April 13th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, the headlines were dominated once again by the notion of state-sponsored cyberwarfare. Due to the surge in tensions between Iran and the U.S., and in the wake of the strike that killed top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning of a potential retaliatory cyberattack by Iran or its proxies. But [...]

The Future of Corporate VPN

By Raz Rafaeli|March 31st, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

As countries engage in and extend lockdowns and quarantines due to the coronavirus pandemic, companies, organizations, and government agencies are learning to cope with the new work-from-home culture. One of the most important challenges that every organization faces is providing its employees with secure and stable access to their corporate applications and resources. In this regard, several trends can be observed, [...]

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