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Zero Trust Means Zero Passwords

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Wednesday June 16, 2021

Why Zero Trust Means Zero Passwords

The cybersecurity threat level has risen at such unprecedented rates during the COVID-19 pandemic that Risk Based Security declared 2020 “the worst year on record” even before it was over. While every breach is different, infiltrated organizations tend to share weaknesses. These are often related to low awareness, using outdated software, and perhaps most commonly...
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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.

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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5G Networks and Authentication

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Thursday December 17, 2020

5G Networks and the Future of Authentication

One of the most promising technological advances of the decade is the debut of the fifth generation of mobile networks, 5G. The huge promise of 5G is due to its ability to provide ubiquitous internet coverage at ultra-speeds (~20 Gbps), with high capacity and very low latency.   The advent of 5G will pave the way for new applications in many different domains,...
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How Does SSO Work?

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Monday October 19, 2020

Single Sign-On – How Does it Work and What is Passwordless SSO?

An enterprise’s most significant cybersecurity weakness is something employees do at their workstations every day, often multiple times — enter a password. According to Verizon, weak, reused, or leaked passwords may be behind 80% of data breaches.  One of the first steps enterprises can take to reduce the use of passwords is to implement SSO...
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Active Directory and Federated Identities

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Wednesday May 20, 2020

LDAP, Active Directory and Federated Identity: What You Need to Know

Managing identities across an enterprise is one of the bigger challenges facing the world of digital security. In a company where large numbers of users access multiple applications in a diverse work environment, managers need reliable tools that allow smooth access for workers, while maintaining strong authentication standards. Making Some Order When looking at the...
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Software Tokens Vs Hardware Tokens

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Wednesday March 11, 2020

Software Tokens Vs Hardware Tokens

Proving your identity in order to authenticate yourself and gain access to some kind of system is more of a challenge than most people realize. This process has to be designed so that on one hand it’s as easy as possible for the user of the system to gain access, while on the other it’s...
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Federated Identity VS Single Sign-On

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Friday January 3, 2020

Federated Identity VS Single Sign-On

For today’s enterprise, maintaining an arsenal of effective network tools is all about access. Organizations need to provide access to a slew of online programs and applications to the right people in order to streamline operations. To accomplish this, organizations utilize methods to maximize the use of digital identities for multiple users. Single Sign-On (SSO)...
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