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ITProPortal

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Tuesday December 29, 2020

ITProPortal: 2020 and the passwordless enterprise

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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SC Magazine

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Wednesday December 23, 2020

SC Magazine: How to avoid the post-holiday help-desk backlog

It’s always difficult for employees to settle back into work after the holiday season – and that especially holds true for IT professionals. As employees return to work after the holidays, they inevitably subject help desks with a barrage of new support tickets, while simultaneously opening up potential cybersecurity weaknesses. In 2021, companies will also...
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DarkReading

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Thursday December 17, 2020

DarkReading: Corporate Credentials for Sale on the Dark Web

It’s past time to retire passwords in favor of other methods for authenticating users and securing systems. Despite how valuable corporate employees’ passwords are and the best efforts of companies to protect their systems, user credentials keep ending up for sale on Dark Web forums. Even with the ever-advancing capabilities of the cybersecurity industry, corporate...
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FinTechTimes

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Wednesday October 21, 2020

FinTechTimes: Secret Double Octopus Secures Investment From Standard Chartered’s Fintech Investing Unit

Secret Double Octopus, a leader in Enterprise Passwordless Authentication, has announced that it secured a strategic investment from SC Ventures, the innovation, fintech investment and ventures arm of international banking group, Standard Chartered. SC Ventures joins a list of corporate investors in the company including Sony Financial Ventures, KDDI, and Global Brain. The parties did...
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Reuters

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Friday October 16, 2020

Reuters: Standard Chartered backs passwordless tech startup Secret Double Octopus

LONDON (Reuters) – Standard Chartered Plc’s venture capital arm SC Ventures has made a strategic investment in Secret Double Octopus, a Tel Aviv-based startup providing authentication technology that removes the need for passwords, the companies said on Thursday. Keep reading…
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InfoSecurity

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Friday October 9, 2020

InfoSecurity: Twitter Hack Spurred Copycats, But Other Businesses Don’t Have to Fall Prey

A 17-year-old was apparently the ringleader of a trio of young hackers behind the July hijacking of dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts. Not even old enough to rent a car, the hackers perpetrated a Bitcoin scam that caused the cyber world to take a good look at how a motley band of mere youths could...
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TechTimes

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Friday September 18, 2020

TechTimes: Improve Your Company’s Cybersecurity with These 10 Tips!

The death of the password has long since been predicted, yet here we are still talking about what might replace the things. In August, I was reporting on an impressive new Quantum ID technology that replaces passwords with tags containing 1,000 trillion atoms. Keep reading…  
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Forbes

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Monday September 7, 2020

Forbes: Could Nuclear Launch Codes And 2 Octopuses Replace Your Password?

The death of the password has long since been predicted, yet here we are still talking about what might replace the things. In August, I was reporting on an impressive new Quantum ID technology that replaces passwords with tags containing 1,000 trillion atoms. Keep reading…  
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IT Pro Portal

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Wednesday August 19, 2020

IT Pro Portal: Why password policies are a waste of time and money for companies?

Every year, billions of personal and corporate accounts are hacked. And every year, organizations respond in the same way: enforcing stricter password policies. The result? A false sense of accomplishment and a short-lived boost to security, followed by a return to the usual: insecure passwords and, of course, more compromised accounts. Keep reading…  
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