Multi Factor Authentication

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Congressional crackdown on data protection law has begun

By Amit Rahav|October 9th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Following a series of national level cyber incidents, federal lawmakers in the United States are beginning to take steps to clamp down on standards for data protection law as well as the big companies that make up the tech industry. One of the biggest wake up calls to Washington was the Equifax breach in mid-September, the hack that has come to [...]

What’s the Difference Between Authentication and Authorization?

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|September 19th, 2017|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

In order to protect sensitive data and operations from unwanted access by intruders and malicious actors, developers integrated authentication and authorization features into their applications. Whether you’re running a banking app, a social media website or a blogging platform, these are the two key functionalities that will seal your application against security incidents. While the two terms are often used interchangeably, [...]

A Close Look at SWIFT’s Wire Transfer Authentication Practices

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|June 20th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |

Published on International Banker by June 20, 2017, by Raz Rafaeli  In February 2016, hackers heisted $81 million from the Bangladesh Bank, cleverly stealing the money via the transfer system of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication, commonly referred to as SWIFT. Via a series of subterfuges and with the right timing (scheduling the thefts for a weekend, when staff [...]

IT Nerd: Secret Double Octopus is on the Cutting Edge

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|June 10th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , |

Published on IT Nerd on June 10, 2017 Besides having the coolest name that I’ve come across, Secret Double Octopus is a company that you should keep an eye on. Here’s why. They’re on the bleeding edge of multi factor authentication. Now, I will admit that multi-factor authentication is being implemented by everybody from individual corporations to companies like Google. The thing is, that the belief [...]

Authentication Trends – Getting Beyond First Based Identification

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|May 23rd, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

Published on SC Media on May 23 2017, by Raz Rafaeli Passwords will start to pass away: For years, security experts have slammed passwords, and in its annual prediction of trends, KPMG has declared 2017 the year that passwords finally start to go away. As the reports makes clear: “The security and the business community are starting to realize that they need a [...]