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How quantum computing could wreak havoc on cryptocurrency

By Raz Rafeli|April 14th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published at The Next Web on April 14, 2018 by Raz Rafaeli Quantum computing is promising to be one of the biggest technological revolutions of the modern era. By harnessing the power of quantum mechanics, machines will be able to achieve data processing of speed and complexity unattainable with current computers. Traditional computers are based on a binary model on a system of switches that [...]

As “cyber cold war” heats up, U.S. seeks new ways to deal with threats

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|April 10th, 2018|Categories: In the News|

Published in ITProProtocl on April, 10 2018, by Raz Rafaeli What are some steps that companies can take to secure themselves against this threat? The Cyber Cold War is upon us. While Great Powers would once clash via proxies on real-world battlefields, today, the fight has shifted to the digital arena. This has changed the nature of the game in a few important [...]

Passwords Are Scarily Insecure. Here Are a Few Safer Alternatives.

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|March 14th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Published at Entrepreneur on Marth 15.2018 by Raz Rafaeli The password, the most common way to authenticate users around the globe, has been in slow decline for over a decade. Bill Gates famously asserted at an RSA conference in 2004, "There is no doubt that over time, people are going to rely less and less on passwords ... they just don't meet the challenge for [...]

Poor Visibility, Weak Passwords Compromise Active Directory

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|February 5th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

Published in DarkReading on 1 February 2018, by Kelly Sheridan Every company has different security challenges. One common hurdle is securing Active Directory, which remains a critical issue because it's used to store increasing amounts of data. Businesses face a major risk in granting access to too many people without knowing who is safe. "Active Directory was put in decades ago, and many [...]

Why employees are a businesses weakest link – and how to remedy that

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|January 22nd, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |

Published in Information-Age, on 18 January 2018, by Raz Rafaeli “People are our greatest asset,” proclaim companies all across the land – but that motto would perhaps be most appropriate to Hacker Incorporated, the loosely-affiliated organisation of cyber-baddies that has made a very successful business of invading computers and networks, for fun and great profit. The requirements for effective cyber-protection in a [...]

The Quantum Computing Apocalypse is Imminent

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|January 14th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: |

Published by TechCrunch on January 05, 2018, by Shlomi Dolev In the ancient world, they used cubits as an important data unit, but the new data unit of the future is the qubit — the quantum bits that will change the face of computing. According to experts, quantum computers will be able to create breakthroughs in many of the most complicated [...]

Will Secure Authentication Remove the Need for Credentials?

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|December 21st, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |

Published by Infosecurity on December 18, 2017 by Shimrit Tzur-Davi Passwords – devising them, remembering them, typing them in – can be a hassle for users, but polls on whether users would be willing to use alternative authentication methods are all over the place. Some show that users would rather use “anything” than passwords to authenticate their identities, while others claim [...]

Secret Double Octopus among “50 companies set to boom in 2018”

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|November 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

What it does: Secret Double Octopus is the company behind Octopus Authenticator, which is software that offers secure log-ins without passwords.   Why it's hot: Dealing with passwords, forgetting passwords, secure passwords, hacked passwords, "are all a thing of the past with Secret Double Octopus," says Tzruya, and that saves companies money. Read Full Article

Secret Double Octopus Among CIO’s 20 Most Promising Identity Governance Solution Providers

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|November 15th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

Eighty percent of hacking-related breaches exploit stolen or weak passwords. Even worse, current security practices of token-based authentication in the form of OTPs and SMS have also been compromised. These challenges are compelling organizations to adopt new approaches to securing their data, systems and overall business interests. Secret Double Octopus, a prominent player in password-free authentication, protects data, systems and identities [...]

Equifax data breach is latest reminder of security lessons

By Secret Double Octopus Staff|September 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |

Published in The Hill on September 8, 2017 by Raz Rafaeli The Equifax data breach this week has quickly become recognized as the quite possibly the worst breach in history. Although other hacks dwarf the Equifax incident in sheer size and volume, the Equifax breach is particularly severe due to the breathtaking amount of highly sensitive data it has left open to criminals. The [...]