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We write for different publications around the web, covering pressing issues and new technologies in the field of authentication and get coverage for our work as well,read all about it in our in the news segment

Quantum-safe communication over the internet infrastructure? Yeah, that’s doable

By |March 19th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Published at TechCrunch on March 19, 2019 by Shlomi Dolev  Quantum computing promises to do many things for business and industry, processing data at far greater speeds and rates than today’s binary computers can accomplish. But it also promises to do something else — essentially render current security standards useless, as hackers will be able to utilize quantum systems to crack the cryptographic [...]

Passwordless Authentication will Become a Business Advantage in 2019

By |January 1st, 2019|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

Published at TechRadar on December 31st by Raz Rafaeli  At RSA’s 2004 security conference, Bill Gates predicted “There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less and less on passwords,” adding that passwords “just don’t meet the challenge for anything you really want to secure.” A pertinent truth that is often forgotten when discussing the importance of [...]

Secret Double Octopus Plan to Eliminate Passwords

By |December 29th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Published at TechBlogWriter on December 27, 2018 by Amit Rahav  By 2022, Gartner’s latest report predicts 60% of large and global enterprises, and 90% of midsize enterprises (MSEs), will implement passwordless methods in more than 50% of use cases. In its December 2018 Market Guide for User Authentication, Gartner included Secret Double Octopus as a Representative Vendor in the user authentication category, and [...]

How to Stop Hackers (Russian or Otherwise) from Hijacking Our Elections

By |December 28th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at NextGov on December 28, 2018 by Shimrit Tzur-David Now that several weeks have passed since the mid-term elections, it’s an opportune time to look back and reflect on existing vulnerabilities in the election process and how existing technology can guarantee secure and accurate elections in the future. Russian Interference Ever since the dramatic ascent of Donald Trump to the White House [...]

Passwordless Authentication is Finally on the Horizon

By |December 27th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at InfoSecurity Magazine on December 27, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli For years, we’ve been discussing the vulnerabilities of passwords and the need to ditch them for more robust and secure solutions. However as we leave 2018, we’ve still been hearing about data breaches that are related to poor password choices and authentication policies. Earlier this year, we saw a surge in the use [...]

Redis Overload to Blame for 17-Hour Azure MFA Login Crisis

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at CBR on Nov 20, 2018 by CBR Editor  “Requests from MFA servers to Redis Cache in Europe reached operational threshold causing latency and timeouts” A 17-hour-long hiccup that prevented Microsoft Azure users with multi-factor authentification (MFA) set from logging in to their accounts was down to an overloaded Redis cache, Microsoft said Tuesday. The issue suggests Microsoft may not have been [...]

Why Mobile-Based Password-Free Authentication is the Future for Finance

By |October 24th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at Finextra on October 24, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli  If today’s fintech sphere relies on one thing, it would be smooth and unfettered digital access. The fast pace of financial transactions and commercial activity means financial institutions need to give their clients and employees ways of moving funds and authorizing actions in a seamless and reliable way. When it comes to handling [...]

Authentication and the Movies: How Hollywood predicted our cybersecurity present

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at SCmagazine on August 28, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli Spaceships and little green men; self-driving cars and self-flying drones; virtual reality and alternative universes; and, if you can believe it, the cybersecurity authentication in use today, all “predicted” decades ago. The movies aren’t just a place to go to get away from it all; they’re a place to go to learn about [...]

Secure and Easy Authentication Will Become a Business Advantage in 2019

By |August 28th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Published at TechRadar on Jul 22, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli At RSA’s 2004 security conference, Bill Gates predicted, “There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less and less on passwords,” adding that passwords “just don’t meet the challenge for anything you really want to secure.” A pertinent truth that is often forgotten when discussing the importance of authentication [...]

Passwords are no Longer’ a Necessary Evil

By |August 3rd, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at BusinessCloud UK on August 3, 2018 by Amit Rahaz The first step for cyber security no longer has to be the password, according to a key figure at Secret Double Octopus. Amit Rahav is VP of marketing and business development at the pioneer of password-free, keyless authentication technology which allows users to gain access to systems through their mobiles. Rahav says this [...]

The Quantum Meltdown of Encryption

By |July 22nd, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at TechCrunch on Jul 22, 2018 by Shlomi Dolev The world stands at the cusp of one of the greatest breakthroughs in information technology. Huge leaps forward in all fields of computer science, from data analysis to machine learning, will result from this breakthrough. But like all of man’s technological achievements, from the combustion engine to nuclear power, harnessing quantum comes with [...]

Microsoft’s Commandment: Thou Shalt Not Worship (Password) Idols

By |May 13th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Published at Infosecurity on May 13, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli Why do we have a situation where hackers are able to take advantage of Microsoft's Active Directory bugs? No matter how you slice it, the error in the model can be traced to one factor – the password. If that were not compromised, hackers would not have an opportunity to carry out [...]

Quality Over Quantity: Women in Cyber Security Making a Difference

By |May 12th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at InformationAge  on April 12, 2018 by Nick Ismail Women are severely underrepresented in the technology space, and particularly in the cyber security industry. Last month the RSA conference faced criticism over its lack of female keynote speakers. This is a trend that continues to repeat itself, with a lack of female speakers at CES this year. Women in cyber may not make an impact in [...]

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